Historically, tin ceillings were introduced to North America as an affordable alternative to the exquisite plaster work used in European homes.
It was between 1890 and 1930 that thin rolled tin-plate were being mass-produced.
More than 45 companies marketed metal ceilings, most were in Ohio , Pennsylvania and New York, located along railroad lines that served as the main routes for delivering the pressed metal products directlty to contractors.
Tin ceilings were traditionally painted white to give the appearance of hand- carved or molded plaster.
But , the irregularity and the aging give today all the appeal to this American architecture icon.
In 2009, merci selected this vintage ceiling tins as a décor concept for the parisien store. Since the opening, there is no one day whithout seing a visitor taking pictures of the MERCI tin counter or asking to buy it. This phenomenon has give merci the ideas to design and market this wall paper BROOKLIN TINS
Dimensions L 10m x 48,7 cm roll. Approx. 4.9 square meter. One square: 49 x 49cm
Materials Double thickness intissé wallpaper
Product details Class A. Preparation: do not apply paste to paper, but to the wall
Care and use Wash with a soft cloth