Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1945-1950

GUSN

GUSN-177403

Description

Cut sample of Chinoiserie-style wallpaper. Pattern consists of two scenes: Two Chinese male figures walking past pagoda-style building, alternating with peacock and urn. Scenes are separated by diamond-shaped losenge (vertically) and medallions (horizontally). Light brown/beige ground. Printed in white, and brown on beige ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern

Chinese

Pattern No.

201

Associated Building

Hathaway-Cushing-Millay House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

3103

People and Organizations

United Wall Paper Crafters of North America (1923-1958)

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1987.356
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1987.359

Maker

Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

22 1/4 x 21 13/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.356

Reference Notes

"The Practical Book of American Wallpaper" by Lois and William Katzenbach, pp. 84 and 85

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pagoda
peacock
Chinese male figures
losenge
urn

Period/Style

Chinoiserie