Groult was an important designer of the French art deco style. This wallpaper follows in that vein with its bold styling and uncluttered design. The stylized figures in riding gear, well-groomed animals, and tropical flora, suggest leisure pursuits on country estates. This design conveys the patterned surfaces and curved forms frequently used in Groult interiors and furnishings.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Teresa Kilham.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 91.8 × 57.5 cm (36 1/8 × 22 5/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Printed in right selvedge: Andre Groult, Paris; handwritten in right selvedge: Dessin par Jose de Andrada.
Cite this object as
Sidewall, Amazone; Manufactured by André Groult (French, 1884–1967); France; machine printed paper; H x W x D: 91.8 × 57.5 cm (36 1/8 × 22 5/8 in.); Gift of Teresa Kilham; 1958-80-5
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.