There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color wheat darkolivegreen saddlebrown dimgrey dimgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1905

  • Work on this object began.

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2006

2007

2008

2014

2021

  • You found it!

Frieze, The Froebel, 1905

This is a Frieze. It was designed by E. J. Walenta and manufactured by Wm. Campbell Wall Paper Company. It is dated 1905 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 Is it Playtime, Yet? .

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

Its dimensions are

L x W: 122.1 × 49.4 cm (48 1/16 × 19 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in top selvedge: "Wm. Campbell Wall Paper Co., Antiseptic Pat'd. 8-9-04". Printed in bottom selvedge: "E.J. Walenta, The Froebel".

Cite this object as

Frieze, The Froebel, 1905; Designed by E. J. Walenta ; USA; machine-printed paper; L x W: 122.1 × 49.4 cm (48 1/16 × 19 7/16 in.); Gift of Paul F. Franco; 1938-50-15

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Wall Stories: Children's Wallpapers and Books.

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

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-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18346333/ |title=Frieze, The Froebel, 1905 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=27 January 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>