Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-295064

Description

Chinese, handpainted wallpaper panel removed from the Cushing House, Belmont, Massachusetts. One of two separate but adjoining panels (see 1929.1860A) from the oval room of the house. Handpainted fruit tree, blue pot of flowers on blue stand, flowers, bamboo, flying birds and butterflies, rooster. Handpainted on light green ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Associated Building

Original To Belmont "Cushing House",

Related Items

Title Wallpaper panel Accession Number 1929.1860A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1929.1860B

Wallpaper Details

Design Technique

Hand Painted

Form

wall panel

Ground Color

Lt. Green

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Fruit tree
potted flower
flying birds
flying butterflies
rooster
bamboo
flowers

Period/Style

China Trade