Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-248396

Description

Framed wallpaper sample. Paper is roller printed, machine-made Chinoiserie with a red background. Consists of four different sections, each separated by a bamboo lattice-like design. Two vignettes feature people holding musical instruments, while the other two contain vaises of pink and white flowers. Printed in three blues, two pinks, two yellows, two greens, two browns, red, white, and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
wallpapers
Covering, Wall
Wallpaper
Wallpaper

Inscription

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

Associated Building

Original To Greene Homestead,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Components; Surface Elements

Dimensions

23 x 18.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Concord Art Association

Accession Number

2007.9.2

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Chinese

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

musical instrument
flowers
vase
bamboo

Period/Style

Chinoiserie