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1999.164A-F (RS204037)

Description

Six unused rolls of wallpaper. The pattern consists of a central motif composed of sunflowers, hydrangeas, and scrolled foliage; edged with stripes of oak leaves and ivy. Printed in five greens, yellow, ochre, brown, and metallic gold on a cream ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
Mauny (Manufacturer)
Date
1933-1980
Inscriptions
"RC à Paris / Made in France"
(manufacturer's mark)
"3419-1-1" (retailer's stamp)
"THIS FRENCH HAND-BLOCKED WALLPAPER IS PRINTED / IN TEMPERA PAINT. BEFORE GLAZING THIS PAPER, IT IS / NECESSARY TO APPLY TWO COATS OF GLUE SIZE OR GELATIN"
(stamped)
"MADE IN FRANCE FOR / NANCY McCLELLAND INC."

"80.102.61(A-F)" (F.I.T. Accession number)
Location of origin
France
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.164A-F
Credit Line
Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
GUSN
272077

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
oak leaf
ivy
sunflower
hydrangea
scrolled foliage
stripe
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Laid
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18.25, print width 21.375 (inches)

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