What is that bold, green leaf wallpaper in The Aviator?

wallpaper in the aviator

The fabulous bold, green leaf wallpaper in the bathroom of The Aviator (2004) where Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio) takes one of his many germophobic turns, is one of the most dynamic papers to ever grace a wall!

wallpaper in the aviator Leonardo DiCaprio as Howard Hughes has a germophobic attack in the bathroom in The Aviator

Howard Hughes (Leonardo DiCaprio) has a germophobic attack in the bathroom in The Aviator, but all we’re paying attention to is that wallpaper!

wallpaper in the aviator DiCaprio-bathroom-the-aviator
This wallpaper is the Martinique banana palm, designed originally in 1942 for the Beverly Hills Hotel by Don Loper.

Martinique banana leaf wallpaper

Martinique banana leaf wallpaper

Beverly Hills Hotel interior wallpaper The Aviator

Beverly Hills Hotel interior

Beverly Hills Hotel interior wallpaper the aviator

Beverly Hills Hotel interior

Beverly Hills Hotel exterior wallpaper the aviator

Beverly Hills Hotel exterior

You can buy the wallpaper from Designer Wallcoverings based in LA. 

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Paula Benson

Film and Furniture founder / Co-Creative Director at Form. Passionate about interiors, design, art, film, music and mind over matter.

Posted in: Feature on April 17, 2016
Film Title: The Aviator
Film Year: 2004
Director: Martin Scorsese
Genre: biography drama
Set Designer: Francesca Lo Schiavo
Object Type: wallpaper
Object Sub-type: Martinique
Object Colour: green
Object Designer: Don Loper
Object Shop: Designer Wallcoverings
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