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1999.141 (RS205364)

Description

Unused roll. Pattern composed of vignette of two birds (pheasants ?) sitting on nest of flowers, alternating with vignette of lilies and roses framed by garland of flowers. Prints in red, orange, white, blue, green, tan on a grey-green ground. "A" is end of roll.

Details

Maker
Mauny (Manufacturer)
Caillard, Robert
Date
1925-1970
Location of origin
France
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Nancy McClelland
Dimensions
24 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.141
Credit Line
Gift of Cooper-Hewitt Museum
GUSN
179191
Reference Notes
Mauny catalog #121, Lys et Perdrix "Wallpaper for Historic Buildings," p. 58 McClelland, "Historic Wall-Papers," p. 138 (original design) McClelland, "Boiseries" catalog, p. 15 McClelland, Wall-Papers Old & New" catalog, p. 27
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Accession number 1999.111 Relationship same pattern, different colorway
Accession number 1999.118 Relationship same pattern, different colorway
Accession number 2000.19 Relationship same pattern, different colorway
Accession number 2000.194 Relationship same pattern, different colorway
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1999.111
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1999.118
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2000.194A-E

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
birds
pheasants
lilies
roses
garland
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Laid
Pattern Name
Lys et Perdrix
Pattern No.
121
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 44, print width 21 1/2 (inches)

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