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1987.359 (RS183021)

Description

Cut sample of Chinoiserie-style paper. Two scenes: Two Asian males walking past pagoda-style building, alternating with peacock next to urn. Scenes are separated by diamond-shaped losenge (vertically) and medallions (horizontally).Printed in white and beige on greyish blue ground.

Details

Maker
K WP Co. (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 3/8 x 21 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.359
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
177404
Reference Notes
"The Practical Book of American Wallpaper by Lois and William Katzenbach" pp.84-85
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
peacock
urn
losenge
medallion
pagoda
two Chinese males
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Chinese
Pattern No.
203
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15, print width 20 (inches)

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