Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1933-1980

GUSN

GUSN-272078

Description

Three unused rolls of wallpaper. The pattern is composed of vignettes of three putti hunting ducks with bows and arrows alternating with vignettes of hunting dogs chasing ducks from ground cover. Printed in beige, white, brown, and black on peach/pink ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"772-2663" (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"
(stamped)
"MADE IN FRANCE FOR / NANCY McCLELLAND INC."

"RC a Paris / Made in France" (manufacturer's mark)
"80.102.105(A-D)" (F.I.T. Accession number)

Pattern

Chasse Au Canard

Pattern No.

187

Additional Identification Number

80.102.105A-D

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2000.165
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1999.166AB
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2000.201AB

Maker

Mauny (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Accession Number

1999.165A-C

Reference Notes

second edition

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Peach

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

putti
duck
hunting
dog
bow and arrow