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1999.123 (RS204137)

Description

Unused roll. Chinoiserie inspired pattern composed of meandering vine with pomegranate, pineapple, flowers, butterfly, and parrot. Printed in two greens, red, pink, mauve, brown, tan, two blues on light green ground. Pin holes visible. End of roll.

Details

Maker
Mauny (Manufacturer)
Date
1933-1980
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Inscriptions
"RC à Paris / Made in France" (Manufacturer)
"2289-3241" (Retailers 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."
"80.102.4C" (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 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.123
Credit Line
Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
GUSN
272123
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 1999.125 Relationship same pattern, different colorway
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1999.124 Relationship same pattern, different colorway

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Chinoiserie
Bird
Parrot
Pineapple
Pamegranate
Meandering Vine
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
unused
Pattern Name
Ananas
Pattern No.
197
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21 1/8, print width 21 (inches)

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