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1999.178AB (RS207303)

Description

Two unused rolls of wallpaper. Pattern is composed of a Grecian motif of vessels, chairs, and flames alternating with oak leaves, acorns, and wreaths. The left edge has a band of rosettes and leaves. Printed in two greens, orange, mauve, and white on a light gray ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
Mauny (Manufacturer)
(Superintendent)
Date
1933-1980
Inscriptions
"LC / Made in France / Paris" (printed)
"80.102.88B(A-C)" ( FIT Accession #)
"2494-3176/525 This French wallpaper is printed in tempura paint. Before glazing this paper, it is necessary to add two coats of glue, size, or gelatin. / Made in France for Nancy McClelland, Inc." (stamped)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
22 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.178AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
GUSN
272311

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
vessel
flame
oak leave
acorn
Urn
Grecian
wreath
rosette
Paper Finish
Wove
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19.375, print width 19 (inches)

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