Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-291014

Description

A page torn from a "Peerless" Wallpaper sample book. Pattern number 4523, named "The Helena." White on blue damask pattern with floral bouquets and lace ribbon swags. Roller-printed in white and pale blue on blue ground. Paper has light ribbed texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
trade catalogs
sample books
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Pattern

The Helena

Pattern No.

4523

Associated Person

Oldham, Esther
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Gledhill Wallpaper Company (1880-1920) (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

14 x 18 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.973.1

Places

Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
Bouquets
Lace Ribbon
Swag
Scroll

Period/Style

Damask