Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1945-1950

GUSN

GUSN-177404

Description

Cut sample of Chinoiserie-style paper. Two scenes: Two Asian males walking past pagoda-style building, alternating with peacock next to urn. Scenes are separated by diamond-shaped losenge (vertically) and medallions (horizontally).Printed in white and beige on greyish blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern

Chinese

Pattern No.

203

Associated Building

Original To Hathaway-Cushing-Millay House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

3106

People and Organizations

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

Maker

K WP Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

20 3/8 x 21 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.359

Reference Notes

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

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

peacock
urn
losenge
medallion
pagoda
two Chinese males

Period/Style

Chinoiserie