"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

Object Type

Building Component

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1929.1854.2.3