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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.
paper (fiber product)
medallions (ornament areas)
"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"
Hallett, Clara Jane
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Richard E. Thibaut (Manufacturer)
New York, New York, United States
19 1/2 x 19 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
New York City (New York state)