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1987.358 (RS183019)

Description

Cut sample of Chinoiserie-style paper. Pattern consists of two scenes: Two Asian males walking past pagoda-style building, alternating with scene of peacock and urn. Scenes are separated by diamond losenge (vertically) and medallions (horizontally). Printed in white and brown on grey ground.

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1945-1950
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Hathaway-Cushing-Millay House Main House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
United Wall Paper Crafters of North America (1923-1958)
Dimensions
20 x 21 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.358
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
177402
Reference Notes
"The Practical Book of American Wallpaper" by Lois and William Katzenbach, pp. 84 and 85
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1987.359 Relationship same pattern, different colorway
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1987.360 Relationship same pattern, different colorway
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1987.356 Relationship same pattern, different colorway
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1987.357 Relationship same pattern, different colorway

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
peacock
urn
two Chinese males
losenge
medallion
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Chinese
Pattern No.
201
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: print width 20 (inches)

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