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Carrington House Wallpaper Panel Fragments

2001.281.241.A-I (RS183328)

Description

Fragments cut from the top (fragments "A-E") and bottom (fragments "F-I") of an unused Chinese wallpaper panel. Handpainted birds and peacocks perched amid flowering tree with butterflies, white ground. Originally from the Captain Edward Carrington House, Providence, Rhode Island.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1815
Inscriptions
"Scraps from / my old Chinese panel" (handwritten)
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original To Edward Carrington House (Providence, R.I.).
Material
hand-painted
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Descriptive terms
hand-painted
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Accession Number
2001.281.241.A-I
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283317
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Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
birds
butterflies
flowers
branches
Design Technique
Hand Painted
Period/Style
China Trade
Form
unused
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Design Technique
Hand Painted

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