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1905

  • Work on this object began.

1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1979

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Ceiling Paper (USA)

This is a Ceiling paper. It was manufactured by Alfred Peats Company. It is dated 1905–1915 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is machine-printed paper, ribbed, liquid mica. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Victorian Collectibles. It is credited Gift of Victorian Collectibles.

Its dimensions are

85 x 49.5 cm (33 7/16 x 19 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in selvedge: "Alfred Peats--New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Boston" Printed in opposite selvedge: "Prize Pattern Trade Mark"

Cite this object as

Ceiling Paper (USA); Manufactured by Alfred Peats Company ; machine-printed paper, ribbed, liquid mica; 85 x 49.5 cm (33 7/16 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Victorian Collectibles; 1979-91-1186

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