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2007.9.1 (RS207244)

Description

Framed Chinoiserie wallpaper sample. Appears to be a pattern of two alternating scenes. In the first, a woman serves tea to a man sitting on a porch. In the second, the woman looks on as the man fishes and a boy flies a kite. Both scenes also include birds, plants, a river, and bridges. Roller printed in greens, pinks, reds, purples, browns, black, and white on ungrounded paper. Mounted in a plain black wooden frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Inscriptions
Old Chinese Wallpaper / from the Greene Homestead / Hopkinton, N.H. (typed)
Associated Building
Original To Greene Homestead.
Material
wallpapers
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
45 1/8 x 22 1/8 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.9.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Concord Art Association
GUSN
248395
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1923.314 Relationship same paper, from same house

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
pagoda
stork
peacock
kite
bridge
Period/Style
Chinoiserie
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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