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Rolled fragment of unused, all-over floral wallpaper. An Aesthetic-style floral paper with flowers in dark red, brown and purple and dense green foliage. Roller-printed in two yellows, red, dark purple, brown, black, white and dark olive on light olive ground. The American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association logo and pattern number 609 are printed in the selvedge.
paper (fiber product)
"Good design - similar to Acton floral" (handwritten)
"0 / 609 / A. W. P. M. A [in scroll logo]" (Pattern number and American Wall Paper Manufacturers' Association logo)
"Victorian - mid 19th century / etc. / many from Salem, Cape Cod, Maine, etc - / I have checked them all + / they can be filed. Not that interesting" (handwritten)
"Almost all late / papers - Victorian, etc / I have checked them / + must press them + put / together in a folder of / later papers" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)
21 1/4 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
1880-1887 (Active period of the A.W.P.M.A.)
United States (Sierra county, New Mexico) [mine]