Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1933-1980

GUSN

GUSN-272311

Description

Two unused rolls of wallpaper. Pattern is composed of a Grecian motif of vessels, chairs, and flames alternating with oak leaves, acorns, and wreaths. The left edge has a band of rosettes and leaves. Printed in two greens, orange, mauve, and white on a light gray ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

"LC / Made in France / Paris" (printed)
"80.102.88B(A-C)" ( FIT Accession #)
"2494-3176/525 This French wallpaper is printed in tempura paint. Before glazing this paper, it is necessary to add two coats of glue, size, or gelatin. / Made in France for Nancy McClelland, Inc." (stamped)

Additional Identification Number

80.102.88B(A-C)

Maker

Mauny (Manufacturer)
(Superintendent)

Dimensions

22 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Accession Number

1999.178AB

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Wove

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

vessel
flame
oak leave
acorn
Urn
Grecian
wreath
rosette