Carrington House Wallpaper Panel Fragments

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1810-1815

GUSN

GUSN-283317

Description

Fragments cut from the top (fragments "A-E") and bottom (fragments "F-I") of an unused Chinese wallpaper panel. Handpainted birds and peacocks perched amid flowering tree with butterflies, white ground. Originally from the Captain Edward Carrington House, Providence, Rhode Island.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
hand-painted
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Scraps from / my old Chinese panel" (handwritten)

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Associated Building

Original To Edward Carrington House (Providence, R.I.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.241.A-I

Places

Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)

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Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Hand Painted

Form

unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

birds
butterflies
flowers
branches

Period/Style

China Trade