Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-248395

Description

Framed Chinoiserie wallpaper sample. Appears to be a pattern of two alternating scenes. In the first, a woman serves tea to a man sitting on a porch. In the second, the woman looks on as the man fishes and a boy flies a kite. Both scenes also include birds, plants, a river, and bridges. Roller printed in greens, pinks, reds, purples, browns, black, and white on ungrounded paper. Mounted in a plain black wooden frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

Old Chinese Wallpaper / from the Greene Homestead / Hopkinton, N.H. (typed)

Associated Building

Original To Greene Homestead,

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1923.314

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

45 1/8 x 22 1/8 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Concord Art Association

Accession Number

2007.9.1

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Ground Color

Ungrounded

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

pagoda
stork
peacock
kite
bridge

Period/Style

Chinoiserie