Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-177405

Description

Cut sample of Chinoiserie-style paper. Pattern consists of two alternating scenes: Two Chinese males walking past pagoda, alternating with a peacock standing next to an urn. Separated by diamond-shaped losenge (vertically) and medallions (horizontally). Printed in pink and red on cream ground

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern

Chinese

Pattern No.

204

Associated Building

Original To Hathaway-Cushing-Millay House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

3107

People and Organizations

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

Maker

Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

19 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.360

Reference Notes

illustrated in the book on wallpaper by Lois Katzenbach "The Practical Book of American Wallpaper" p. 185

Places

United States

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

orientalism

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pagoda
urn
peacock
two Chinese males

Period/Style

Chinoiserie