Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1933-1980

GUSN

GUSN-272088

Description

Three unused rolls of wallpaper. Arabesque pattern of alternating urn and octagonal freeze. Other classical motifs is comprised of classical motifs swans, winged lions, bows, tassels, scrolls, and swagged drapery. Printed in three grays, white, and blue on a gray ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"3429" (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.C(A-D)" (F.I.T. Accession number)

Pattern

Le Camee

Pattern No.

214

Additional Identification Number

80.102.C

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

1999.168A-C

Reference Notes

second edition

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

urn
swans
arabesques
bows
rosettes
tassels
swagged drapery
winged lion
classical