Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-291063

Description

A page torn from a "Peerless" Wallpaper sample book. Pattern number 4544, named "The Marguerite." Pink and tan floral stripe wallpaper roller-printed in two pinks, red, two greens, mustard yellow and yellow on a liquid mica ground. Paper is lightly embossed with a ribbed texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
trade catalogs
sample books
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
mica (white pigment)
stripes
Wallpaper

Pattern

The Marguerite

Pattern No.

4544

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

2001.281.973.5

Places

Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Flowers
vines
floral swags
c-scrolls
beads
stripes

Period/Style

Floral Stripe