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Sample Book, Taliesin Line of Decorative Wallpapers, 1956

This is a Sample book. It was manufactured by F. Schumacher & Co.. It is dated 1956 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is screen printed on lightly embossed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

Design 706 was part of the Taliesin Line, named after Wright’s Wisconsin home. Believing that the design of furnishings was integral to the architecture of the home, Wright imagined this set of matching wallpapers and textiles, many inspired by architectural plans and elevations, affording homeowners the opportunity to create a unified interior.

It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Miller.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 46 x 36 cm (18 1/8 x 14 3/16in.)

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Sample Book, Taliesin Line of Decorative Wallpapers, 1956; Manufactured by F. Schumacher & Co. (United States); USA; screen printed on lightly embossed paper; H x W: 46 x 36 cm (18 1/8 x 14 3/16in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Miller; 1980-71-4-1/26

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