Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1933-1980

GUSN

GUSN-272077

Description

Six unused rolls of wallpaper. The pattern consists of a central motif composed of sunflowers, hydrangeas, and scrolled foliage; edged with stripes of oak leaves and ivy. Printed in five greens, yellow, ochre, brown, and metallic gold on a cream ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"RC à Paris / Made in France"\n (manufacturer's mark)
"3419-1-1" (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"\n (stamped)
"MADE IN FRANCE FOR / NANCY McCLELLAND INC."\n
"80.102.61(A-F)" (F.I.T. Accession number)

Additional Identification Number

80.102.61A-F

Maker

Mauny (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Accession Number

1999.164A-F

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

oak leaf
ivy
sunflower
hydrangea
scrolled foliage
stripe