Reproduction Wallpaper Border

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1960-1980

GUSN

GUSN-291079

Description

Two unused samples of reproduction wallpaper in pattern number 5703 by F. Schumacher & Company. Wallpaper border has a roller-printed top band of small circles followed by a larger band of Neocassical rosettes framed by acanthus leaves. Below this is a band with a twisted ribbon and circle motif. Two colorways are present: 2001.281.814.1 -- Grays, browns and beiges on a cream ground (#5703B), and 2001.281.814.2 -- Beiges and taupes on a cream ground (#5703E).

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Neoclassical
acanthus (motif)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Schumacher / 5703B" (Handwritten on back of 2001.281.814.1.)
"Schumacher / 5703E" (Stamped on back of 2001.281.814.2.)

Pattern No.

5703

Maker

F. Schumacher & Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.814.1-.2

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Border

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

ribbons
acanthus leaves
rosettes

Period/Style

NeoClassical