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1987.356 (RS183013)

Description

Cut sample of Chinoiserie-style wallpaper. Pattern consists of two scenes: Two Chinese male figures walking past pagoda-style building, alternating with peacock and urn. Scenes are separated by diamond-shaped losenge (vertically) and medallions (horizontally). Light brown/beige ground. Printed in white, and brown on beige ground.

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1945-1950
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
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
22 1/4 x 21 13/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.356
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
177403
Reference Notes
"The Practical Book of American Wallpaper" by Lois and William Katzenbach, pp. 84 and 85
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Title Wallpaper Accession number 1987.356 Relationship same paper, different colorway
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1987.359 Relationship Same paper, different colorway

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
pagoda
peacock
Chinese male figures
losenge
urn
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Chinese
Pattern No.
201
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 18 1/2, print width 20 (inches)

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