Collection No. 2245. Wallpaper sample book, C. P. P.

Collection No. 2245.

1928. Paris: C. P. P., 1928-1929.

Oblong folio, unpaginated, hundreds of full-page color wallpaper samples in a variety of mediums, many hand-stenciled, with sample names and numbers stamped to verso, distributor’s “terms and conditions” affixed to front pastedown, two pages of “examples of combinations” with b&w plates inlaid, eight pages of small inlaid samples from each collection. Original bolted gray cloth, company logo printed in silver to upper board. Edges slightly worn and frayed, faint scattered stains on upper board; internally very good.

§ An annual French wallpaper sample book, featuring “friezes, rich papers, and modern compositions” available until December 1929. A vast collection of the less expensive wall papers available from this distributor. Designs are mainly floral or botanical, many friezes and tapestry patterns, offering a glimpse of French interior design aesthetics that would have been accessible to a middle class homemaker. Item #108579

Price: $1,250.00

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