American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer: M. H. Birge & Sons Company, American, 1834–1982

Wallpaper, “Mountville” pattern

1929–31

Ink on paper

W. of rolls: 19 3/16,” pattern repeat 5 11/16”
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
2010.158.17
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Wallpaper
Geography: 
Manufactured in Buffalo, New York
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Suzanne Lipschutz (Secondhand Rose), New York, by 1987; John C. Waddell, New York, 1987–2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 80–81, no. 47.

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.