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1929.1860B (RS198682)

Description

Chinese, handpainted wallpaper panel removed from the Cushing House, Belmont, Massachusetts. One of two separate but adjoining panels (see 1929.1860A) from the oval room of the house. Handpainted fruit tree, blue pot of flowers on blue stand, flowers, bamboo, flying birds and butterflies, rooster. Handpainted on light green ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Associated Building
Original To Belmont "Cushing House".
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Accession Number
1929.1860B
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
295064
Related Items
Title Wallpaper panel Accession number 1929.1860A Relationship Second panel in the pair.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Decor Motif
Fruit tree
potted flower
flying birds
flying butterflies
rooster
bamboo
flowers
Design Technique
Hand Painted
Period/Style
China Trade
Form
wall panel
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Design Technique
Hand Painted

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