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1905

  • Work on this object began.

1915

  • Work on this object ended.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

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Frieze, The Oritani

This is a Frieze. It was designed by Alfred Egli and manufactured by Wm. Campbell Wall Paper Company. It is dated 1905–1915 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is machine-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Clean and Beautiful: Sanitary Wallpapers.

This object was donated by Paul F. Franco. It is credited Gift of Paul F. Franco.

Its dimensions are

a) NEED DIMS b) Overall: 95.5 x 49.5 cm (37 5/8 x 19 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in top selvedge: "Wm. Campbell Wall Paper Co." and "Antiseptic Pat'd 8-9-04".

Cite this object as

Frieze, The Oritani; Designed by Alfred Egli (Swiss immigrant to U.S.A.); USA; machine-printed paper; a) NEED DIMS b) Overall: 95.5 x 49.5 cm (37 5/8 x 19 1/2 in.); Gift of Paul F. Franco; 1938-50-14-a,b

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