Wallpaper pattern book

Date
1922-1923
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Description
Wallpaper pattern book; with a blue cover and titled 'Smith & Smith'. Many of the featured papers are believed to be from Stauntons of Canada, and date from 1922-1923, with prices ranging from 1/- to 18/6. The papers include: 1) Textured off-white pattern 2) Bold diamond shapes in jade, royal, yellowish-green and red, edged with blanket stitch, priced 5/- 3) Wallpaper, priced 6/6 [attributed to the 1950's] 4) Plain white, priced 2/6 5) Silver diapers, priced 3/- 6) Silver all-over floral, priced 2/6 7) Netting design dated 1922, priced 2/6, in white and cream 8) Patterned motif stripe for 1/- 9) Dark blue-green all-over floral design on neutral ground, priced 1/-. 10) Bird and blossoms , priced 3/9 11) Stylized flowers and branches, priced 18/6 12) 'Modern' patterns for 6/6 and 7/6 13) Naturalistic clematis and blossom on trellis, priced 6/- 14) Similar patterns, priced 3/6 and 3/9 15) Oriental patterns, including pine cones and lanterns, priced 6/- 16) Oriental patterns, priced 9/- 17) Several 'textile' designs, priced 3/- to 4/-
18) Mottle 'leather' design, priced 3/6
19) Textured patterns of all types, priced 10/6 to 18/6
20) 'Bedroom' floral stripes, priced 1/- to 1/9.
21) Pattern on black with orange, bright yellow, red and blue, priced 6/6.
22) Orientals with naturalistic florals, priced 6/-
23) Silver, black and orange stripe, priced 5/6
24) Multicoloured varying stripes, priced 5/6.
25) Floral stripe with birds, dated 1923, priced 4/-
26) Cherries and birds on large purple trellis, priced 4/-
27) Various check-type mottles, priced 2/6, 3/6 and 4/-
28) Pink, blue and grey all-over flowers on black, priced 3/9
29) 'Jacobean' all-over bird and flower design, priced 3/-
30) Stylized florals, priced 2/6 and 3/-
31) Naturalistic florals, priced 2/- and 3/6
32) Foliage, priced 2/6
33) Silver/white stripe priced 2/-
34) An old-fashioned red patterned stripe, priced 2/3, also in ochre
35) Floral stripe, priced 1/9
36) Woodgrain, priced 3/-
37) Dark mottled Stauntons design, no price.
Date
1922-1923
Property
Measurements
Dimensions: 540 x 370mm
Media/Materials
paper (fiber product)
Accession number
GH.1003

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