Wallpaper Sample Book

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1929

GUSN

GUSN-293350

Description

Wallpaper sample book titled "1930 / Style Book / Certified / Fadeproof / Wall Paper / Remember: / We Pay Postage / We Pay Freight / Sears, Roebuck and Co. / Store Everywhere to Serve Everyone." Book is covered with heavy paper printed with an abstract design with title printing in black ink. Book contains over seventy-five sidewall patterns. Verso of leaves are printed with pattern information including description, suggested usage, price, and coodinating border and ceiling patterns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sample books
wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Catalog, Trade

Inscription

"1930 / Style Book / Certified / Fadeproof / Wall Paper / Remember: / We Pay Postage / We Pay Freight / Sears, Roebuck and Co. / Store Everywhere to Serve Everyone" (Printed on front cover.)
"The Wall Paper Ass'n. / This wall paper / guaranteed to / meet all require- / ments as specified / by United States / Department of / Commerce / Wall Paper - Commercial Standard / C.S. 16-29 U.S.A." (Printed on back cover.)

Maker

Sears, Roebuck and Company (Retailer)

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

12 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1990.302