Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1933-1980

GUSN

GUSN-272123

Description

Unused roll. Chinoiserie inspired pattern composed of meandering vine with pomegranate, pineapple, flowers, butterfly, and parrot. Printed in two greens, red, pink, mauve, brown, tan, two blues on light green ground. Pin holes visible. End of roll.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"RC à Paris / Made in France" (Manufacturer)
"2289-3241" (Retailers 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."
"80.102.4C" (F.I.T. Accession Number)

Pattern

Ananas

Pattern No.

197

Additional Identification Number

80.102.4C

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1999.125
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1999.124

Maker

Mauny (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24 7/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Accession Number

1999.123

Date

1933-1980 (\n )

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Chinoiserie
Bird
Parrot
Pineapple
Pamegranate
Meandering Vine

Period/Style

Chinoiserie