Reprodcution Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1980

GUSN

GUSN-291086

Description

Unused sample of reproduction wallpaper in the "Chantilly Rose" pattern by Thomas Strahan Co. Wallpaper has large-scale pattern of roses with full blooms, buds, and trailing foliage. Possibly block-printed. Grays, greens, pinks and cream on a light gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
scrolling foliage
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Page 127 / 4-8530 L / Chantilly Rose / by / Thomas Strahan Co. / By Invitation Member / Warrant of Quality" (Printed on back.)
"3.35" (Price per roll handwritten on back.)
"E. J. Hickey & Co. / Wallpapers / Est. 1871 / 420 Boylston St. Boston" (Stamped on back.)

Pattern

Chantilly Rose

Pattern No.

4-8530L

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Thomas Strahan Company (Manufacturer)
E.J. Hickey & Co. (Dealer)

Dimensions

19 3/4 x 16 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.817

Wallpaper Details

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

floral

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

roses

Period/Style

Floral