Wallpaper pattern book

Date
Circa 1938
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Wallpaper pattern book; with a mottled buff-coloured cover (possibly a paper, with the cover missing), and with green spine. It dates to circa 1938. The price range of the patterns is 1/6 to 5/3. Patterns consist of: + Un-priced textured neutrals, some with lustre, some with borders. + Cut-out leaf border in yellow, pale orange, green, browns and black, priced at 6d, with heavy neutral textured paper; the same design is also in pink, blue, green, browns and black. + Chevron border in green, yellow, orange and brown with gilt lines, priced at 4d, with paper in textured ochre mottle shades; the same appears in pink, blue, green and brown with a slightly iridescent textured paper in soft pastel shades. + Cut-out stylized leaf in green, brown, yellow, orange and black, priced at 6d; the same design is also in brown, lemon, pale orange, green, blue and black + A pattern with all-over leaves, textured, in pale beige, pink, buff, blue and brown, not priced. The same design appears in ochre, pale orange, beige, brown and green.
+ A textured ‘floral’ mottle in beiges, with touches of peach, green, blue and white
+ Narrow border in autumn tones with chevron lines, priced at 3d, with ochre textured mottle and touches of gilt
+ Leaf border in orange yellow and green on black with brown bands, priced at 5d, with a textured neutral paper
+ One textured mottle paper in green
+ Chevron paper in pale orange, yellow and pale green, with brown dotted lines and touches of gilt and white, priced at 5/3; with the same design appearing in beige, peach and buff, with brown dotted lines and touches of gilt and white
+ Textured mottles in neutrals, pale blue and green, priced at 5/3; neutrals, pink, green and yellow are priced at 4/6
+ A yellow pattern with a matching chevron border in yellow, browns, orange and black, priced at 3d
+ All-over leaf/ray shapes in grey, pink, blue and green, priced at 4/6 with a matching coloured border with chevron lines, priced at 3d
+ Chevron paper in beiges, green, orange and brown lines, priced at 4/6, with a matching narrow chevron border in the same colours and black, priced at 3d. The same paper in fawns, pink and pale blue with light brown lines is priced at 4/6
+ Chevron paper in tan, rust, browns, green, blue and brown lines, priced at 4/6, with matching border priced at 3d. The same paper appears in beige, yellow, pale orange, green and white. + Chevron border in orange, green, blue and browns with gilt lines, priced at 4d, with a neutral textured mottle priced at 4/6
+ Chevron paper in fawns, beige, blue and green with touches of gilt with brown lines, priced at 4/6
+ A completely plain cream paper, priced at 4/6
+ Neutral mottles priced at 3/3, 3/6 and 3/9
+ Chevron and a very stylized floral in browns, beige, blue and green and the same paper in ochres, browns and orange, both with touches of gilt, priced at 3/6
+ A very pale all-over floral in pinks, blue and beige is outlined in fawn, with a white squiggle superimposed, priced at 2/9. One in similar colours, with touches of silver, is priced at 2/3
+ A paper of all-over leaves in beiges and browns, with touches of ochre, orange and green is priced at 2/6
+ Overlapping rectangles in orange, browns and green is priced at 2/6
+ All-over floral, stylized daisies and other flowers in pink, yellow, white and blue green on ecru are priced at 2/6
+ All-over florals in yellow, or pink, blue, white and brown, including daisies, priced at 2/6, (also appearing in pattern book GH.1017)
+ Leaf outlines in beige/brown on blue with touches of pink, with a white squiggle superimposed, priced at 2/-
+ Diaper design with tiny floral in orange ochre and blue on a deep cream, priced at 1/6.
Date
Circa 1938
Property
Measurements
Dimensions: 510 x 255 x 25mm
Media/Materials
paper (fiber product)
Accession number
GH.1018

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