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1999.168A-C (RS208165)

Description

Three unused rolls of wallpaper. Arabesque pattern of alternating urn and octagonal freeze. Other classical motifs is comprised of classical motifs swans, winged lions, bows, tassels, scrolls, and swagged drapery. Printed in three grays, white, and blue on a gray ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
Mauny (Manufacturer)
Date
1933-1980
Inscriptions
"3429" (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."

"RC a Paris / Made in France" (Manufacturer's mark)
"80.102.C(A-D)" (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
1999.168A-C
Credit Line
Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
GUSN
272088
Reference Notes
second edition

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
urn
swans
arabesques
bows
rosettes
tassels
swagged drapery
winged lion
classical
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Laid
Pattern Name
Le Camee
Pattern No.
214
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21.06, print width 21.125 (inches)

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