Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-177422

Description

Cut sample of Chinoiserie-style, machine-printed paper. Pattern of various pagodas (with steps, bridge) and flowering branches. Printed in light and dark blue on white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Pattern

The Canton

Pattern No.

5550

Associated Building

Hathaway-Cushing-Millay House Main House,

Additional Identification Number

3060

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1987.129a
Title Accession Number 1987.362

Maker

Thomas Strahan, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

35 7/16 x 21 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.128

Reference Notes

Thomas Strahan Company Album of Colonial Reproductions 1938 and 1948

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Orientalism

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pagodas
bridge
flowering branches

Period/Style

Chinoiserie