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1987.360 (RS183024)

Description

Cut sample of Chinoiserie-style paper. Pattern consists of two alternating scenes: Two Chinese males walking past pagoda, alternating with a peacock standing next to an urn. Separated by diamond-shaped losenge (vertically) and medallions (horizontally). Printed in pink and red on cream ground

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1940-1950
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
19 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.360
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
177405
Reference Notes
illustrated in the book on wallpaper by Lois Katzenbach "The Practical Book of American Wallpaper" p. 185
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Accession number 1987.357 Relationship same pattern, different colorway
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1987.359
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1987.358

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
pagoda
urn
peacock
two Chinese males
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Chinese
Pattern No.
204
State
Original
Theme
orientalism
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 15, print width 20 (inches)

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