Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1933-1980

GUSN

GUSN-272082

Description

Five rolls of unused wallpaper. Arabesque pattern comprised of two birds sitting on a nest of flowers with swags of lace draping from nest to nest. Crossed torch and quiver of arrows float below each lace swag. Printed in green, red, orange, pink, two blues, and black on yellow ground. Straight repeat. Roll E is the end roll.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"RC a Paris / Made in France" (Printed along right hand selvedge)
"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" (Distributor / Retailer Nancy McClelland's stamps)
"2462" (stamped)
"NANCY McMCLELLAND, INC. / 16 EAST 57TH STREET"
"1999.112A", "1999.112B", "1999.112C", "1999.112D", "1999.112E" (F.I.T. Accession Number)

Pattern

Feliare

Pattern No.

170

Additional Identification Number

#22/80.102.72C (A-F)

Maker

Mauny (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

24 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Accession Number

1999.112A-E

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Yellow

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Floral
Bird
Swag
Torch
Quiver
Arrow