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Fragment of unused paisley wallpaper with pattern name "The Chalons" produced by Becker, Smith and Page Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Colorful buta figures with stylized flowers and scrolling floral stems are printed over a patterned background to resemble fabric. Roller-printed in blue, green, red, black and yellow on white ground.
paper (fiber product)
"B. S. P. / THE "CHALONS" 1886 / 1" (B. S. P. in script writting with scroll figures before and after lettering.)
"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.
Becker, Smith & Page (Manufacturer)
22 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott