Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1933-1980

GUSN

GUSN-272091

Description

Two unused rolls of wallpaper. The pattern is comprised of alternating vignettes of a man picking apples from a tree with a woman holding a basket and a scene of a house and dog. Printed in orange, brown, blue, and gray on a turquoise ground. Straight repeat. Paper sheets glued together to form roll, imitating handmade wallpapers before continues machine papers came into use.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Made in France / RC a Paris" (manufacturer's mark)
"#878" (stamped)
"L.A.V / Ecoles / Ingres" (watermarked)
"80.102.82B" (F.I.T. Accession number)

Pattern

Ma Normandie

Pattern No.

206

Additional Identification Number

80.102.82B

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1999.180
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1999.182

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

1999.170AB

Reference Notes

second edition

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Turquoise

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

farmers
orchard
dog
house