sample book (wallpaper sample book)
manufactured by John Line & Sons, 1932
This is a plain wallpaper in ‘autumnal tints’ – shades of brown, green, orange and red - with a matching frieze featuring stylised fruit and flowers. It was produced by John Line and Sons in London in 1932.
Many British homeowners in the 1930s decorated their walls with a single plain paper and a narrow border like this one. The autumnal colours featured in this design were very popular with consumers at this time.