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Fragment of unused floral wallpaper. Sprigs of a variety of different flowers, including tulips, pansies, and hydrangea, are roller-printed in a muted palette of pink, gray, cream, white and yellow to form all-over floral pattern. The paper is embossed with vertical ribbed texture and printed with gray liquid mica ground. The American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association logo and pattern number 591 are printed in the selvedge.
paper (fiber product)
embossed wall coverings
"A. W. P. M. A [scroll logo] / 591 / 2" (printed)
"Clara J. Hallett" (handwritten)
"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.
American Wall Paper Manufacturers Association (1880-1887) (Manufacturer)
25 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott