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1987.128 (RS182898)

Description

Cut sample of Chinoiserie-style, machine-printed paper. Pattern of various pagodas (with steps, bridge) and flowering branches. Printed in light and dark blue on white ground.

Details

Maker
Thomas Strahan, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1940-1950
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
Dimensions
35 7/16 x 21 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.128
Credit Line
Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears
GUSN
177422
Reference Notes
Thomas Strahan Company Album of Colonial Reproductions 1938 and 1948
Related Items
Accession number 1987.129a Relationship same pattern, different colorway
Accession number 1987.362 Relationship same pattern, different colorway

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
pagodas
bridge
flowering branches
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
The Canton
Pattern No.
5550
State
Original
Theme
Orientalism
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 24 1/4, repeat width 20 1/2, print width 20 1/2 (inches)

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