Object Timeline

1953

  • Work on this object began.

1954

  • We acquired this object.

  • Work on this object ended.

2016

2021

  • You found it!

Sample Book, The Finest in Wallpaper

This is a Sample book. It was manufactured by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.. It is dated 1953–54 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is machine-printed, lithography, and screen printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Katzenbach and Warren, Inc..

Its dimensions are

52 x 53 cm (20 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

suffixes added 8/87

Cite this object as

Sample Book, The Finest in Wallpaper; Manufactured by Katzenbach and Warren, Inc. (United States); USA; machine-printed, lithography, and screen printed on paper; 52 x 53 cm (20 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.); Gift of Katzenbach and Warren, Inc.; 1954-65-3-1/101

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-4.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18401395/ |title=Sample Book, The Finest in Wallpaper |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=5 December 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>