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Arlene Taylor papers, [ca. 1938-1965]

Taylor, Arlene

Interior decorator


Collection Information

Size: 5 Linear feet

Summary: Correspondence; clippings; publicity materials; scrapbooks; business papers; photographs; and miscellaneous items accumulated by Arlene Taylor as a result of her association with the Meyercord Decal Company.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interior decorator, New York, N.Y. Was a proponent of the "Do-it-yourself" decorating movement of the early 1930s. Introduced the decal and plastic tiles as decorating elements.


Donated 1969 by Arlene Taylor.

Language Note

English .

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How to Cite This Collection

Arlene Taylor papers, [ca. 1938-1965]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.