Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1900-1910

GUSN

GUSN-292073

Description

Rolled fragment of Richard E. Thibaut "Peerless" wallpaper. Pattern of medallions on a scrolling foliate background. The pattern imitates woven fabric with the aid of a background pattern of vertical stripes and dots and the block-like edges of the medallions. Roller-printed in blue, green, gold, maroon, yellow and gray on light cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
medallions (ornament areas)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"5334 / RICHARD E. THIBAUT NEW YORK / EXCLUSIVE "PEERLESS" PATTERN" (printed)
"Clara Jane Hallett" (written twice)
"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"

Pattern No.

5334

Associated Person

Hallett, Clara Jane
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Richard E. Thibaut (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1068

Places

New York City (New York state)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Medallion
Scroll
Acanthus

Period/Style

Imitation textile