Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1933-1980

GUSN

GUSN-272208

Description

An unused roll and two samples of wallpaper. Pattern composed of cherub with garland alternating with large rose sprig. Garland stripe and dot background. Printed in green, pink, red, two grays and cream on blue-green ground. Straight repeat. Roll made of individual pasted sheets simulating handmade paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"53 / $34.00 / Colonade 'Green' " (handwritten)
"53-2990" (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" (printed)

Pattern

Colonnades

Pattern No.

114

Maker

Mauny (Manufacturer)
Roach & Craven, Inc. (Retailer)

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

24.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Roach & Craven, Inc.

Accession Number

2000.177A-C

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Stenciled

Ground Color

Turquoise

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Cherub
Garland
Rose
Stripe
Dot