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"Décor Chinois" Wallpaper

1929.1854.2.1 (RS200405)

Description

Thirty-one fragments of chinoiserie-style wall panels. Naturalistic depiction of flowers, foliage, blooming branches and butterflies. The inspiration for these panels came from 18th-century, handpainted, Chinese wallpapers. Printed in over twenty colors on a white ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1856-1867
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
Accession Number
1929.1854.2.1
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William Sturgis Hooper Lothrop and Mrs. Templeman Coolidge
GUSN
295373

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