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1999.185A-C (RS207302)

Description

Three unused rolls of wallpaper. Pattern is comprised of tulips and butterflies. Printed in three greens, maroon, rust, teal, pink, and tan on a brown ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
Mauny (Manufacturer)
Date
1933-1980
Inscriptions
"RC a Paris/ Made in France" (printed)
2304-2393 / This French hand-blocked wallpaper is printed in tempura paint. Before glazing this paper it is necessary to apply two coats of glue, size, or gelatin. / Nancy McClelland, Inc. 15 East 57th Street, New York, NY." (stamped)
"80.102.81" (FIT Accession #)
Location of origin
France
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
24.625 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.185A-C
Credit Line
Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum
GUSN
272325
Reference Notes
Magazine
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 1999.186AB Relationship Same pattern, different colorway.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1999.187AB Relationship Same pattern, different colorway.
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1999.188AB Relationship Same pattern, different colorway.
Notes 2000.213 - same pattern, different colorway.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
tulip
butterflies
Floral
Form
unused
Paper Finish
Laid
Pattern Name
Les Tulipes
Pattern No.
190
State
Repro
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 21.25, print width 21.5 (inches)

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