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1999.112A-E (RS208188)

Description

Five rolls of unused wallpaper. Arabesque pattern comprised of two birds sitting on a nest of flowers with swags of lace draping from nest to nest. Crossed torch and quiver of arrows float below each lace swag. Printed in green, red, orange, pink, two blues, and black on yellow ground. Straight repeat. Roll E is the end roll.

Details

Maker
Mauny (Manufacturer)
Date
1933-1980
Inscriptions
"RC a Paris / Made in France" (Printed along right hand selvedge)
"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" (Distributor / Retailer Nancy McClelland's stamps)
"2462" (stamped)
"NANCY McMCLELLAND, INC. / 16 EAST 57TH STREET"
"1999.112A", "1999.112B", "1999.112C", "1999.112D", "1999.112E" (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
24 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.112A-E
Credit Line
Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
GUSN
272082

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Floral
Bird
Swag
Torch
Quiver
Arrow
Form
unused
Pattern Name
Feliare
Pattern No.
170
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 1/4, print width 21 1/2 (inches)

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