A wallpaper frieze created a transition between the saturated colors fashionable on wallpapers of the period to the pale tones preferred on ceilings. The frieze would suggest the room’s color scheme: a deep red or green tone-on-tone paper below, and a warm tan with a slight sparkle pattern on the ceiling.
This object was
Paul F. Franco.
It is credited
Gift of Paul F. Franco.
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Its dimensions are
H x W: 121 x 51 cm (47 5/8 x 20 1/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Printed in bottom margin: HBH and 3641.
Cite this object as
Frieze (USA); Manufactured by Hobbs, Benton & Heath ; machine-printed paper; H x W: 121 x 51 cm (47 5/8 x 20 1/16 in.); Gift of Paul F. Franco; 1938-50-16