Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-11920

GUSN

GUSN-291061

Description

A page torn from a "Peerless" Wallpaper sample book. Pattern number 4541, named "The Marseillaise." All-over fleur de lis pattern with narrow, uneven horizontal stripes through-out in imitation of a woven textile. Roller-printed in red on red, ingrain paper with visible wood pulp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
trade catalogs
sample books
paper (fiber product)
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
Wallpaper

Pattern

The Marseillaise

Pattern No.

4541

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

2001.281.973.3

Places

Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Fleur de lis

Period/Style

Imitation textile