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Sample Book, Charter Oak Decorations

This is a Sample book. It was manufactured by Charter Oak Wallpaper Company. It is dated 1948 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is machine-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Perky New Designs for the Kitchen.

It is credited Museum purchase from Friends of Wallcoverings Fund.

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Its dimensions are

Overall: 50.5 x 45 x 5.5 cm (19 7/8 x 17 11/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sample Book, Charter Oak Decorations; Manufactured by Charter Oak Wallpaper Company ; USA; machine-printed on paper; Overall: 50.5 x 45 x 5.5 cm (19 7/8 x 17 11/16 x 2 3/16 in.); Museum purchase from Friends of Wallcoverings Fund; 1995-87-2

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

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