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Frieze, The Froebel

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; Designed by E. J. Walenta; Manufactured by Wm. Campbell Wall Paper Company; 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.

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