Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-177423

Description

Cut sample of Chinoiserie-style, machine-printed wallpaper. Pattern of vines, flowering branches, pagodas and bridge. Printed in white, black and light pink on beige 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

3061

People and Organizations

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

Maker

Thomas Strahan, Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

35 1/2 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.129

Reference Notes

Thomas Strahan Company Album of Colonial Reproductions 1938 and 1948

Places

United States

Related Items

Title Accession Number 1987.362
Title Accession Number 1987.128a

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Beige

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Orientalism, China trade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pagoda
bridge
flowering branch

Period/Style

Chinoiserie