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1999.170AB (RS208161)

Description

Two unused rolls of wallpaper. The pattern is comprised of alternating vignettes of a man picking apples from a tree with a woman holding a basket and a scene of a house and dog. Printed in orange, brown, blue, and gray on a turquoise ground. Straight repeat. Paper sheets glued together to form roll, imitating handmade wallpapers before continues machine papers came into use.

Details

Maker
Mauny (Manufacturer)
Date
1933-1980
Inscriptions
"Made in France / RC a Paris" (manufacturer's mark)
"#878" (stamped)
"L.A.V / Ecoles / Ingres" (watermarked)
"80.102.82B" (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
1999.170AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
GUSN
272091
Reference Notes
second edition
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1999.180
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1999.182

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
farmers
orchard
dog
house
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Laid
Pattern Name
Ma Normandie
Pattern No.
206
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 42.375, print width 19.5 (inches)

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