"Décor Chinois" Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1856-1867

GUSN

GUSN-295375

Description

Thirty-one fragments of chinoiserie-style wall panels. Naturalistic depiction of flowers, foliage, blooming branches and butterflies. The inspiration for these panels came from 18th-century, handpainted, Chinese wallpapers. Printed in over twenty colors on a white ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

530

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Sturgis Hooper Lothrop and Mrs. Templeman Coolidge

Accession Number

1929.1854.2.3