Wallpaper Sample

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-291066

Description

A page torn from a "Peerless" Wallpaper sample book. Pattern number 4547, named "The Regent." Alternating stripes of green are edged with solid white lines and lines of white dots. Metallic gold fleur de lis spaced at intervals. Roller-printed in pale green, white and metallic gold on green ground. Paper is embossed with all-over foliate pattern and light ribbing texture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
trade catalogs
sample books
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
metallic pigment
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Pattern

The Regent

Pattern No.

4547

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

2001.281.973.6

Places

Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
United States

Related Items

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Fleur de lis
foliate
embossed pattern
dots
stripes

Period/Style

Stripe