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Sidewall

Unknown1773–80

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Arabesque-style Chinoiserie. Alternating motifs in orange and dark green; pergola hung with bells played by man and boy in Chinese costume, surrounded by foliage and supporting floral and fruit festoons; an urn filled with flowers and scrolled acanthus. Printed on deep blue ground. Vertical rectangle of joined sheets of paper.

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Details

  • Title: Sidewall
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1773–80
  • Physical Dimensions: w470 x h660 cm
  • Exhibitions: London, England, Victoria & Albert Museum/ The Art Council of Great Britain, "An American Museum of Decorative Art and Design. Designs from the Collection of Cooper-Hewitt, New York", June 14 - August 12, 1973.The Brooklyn Museum, "Art of Decoration. Drawings and Objects from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum", December 18, 1973 - February 3, 1974.
  • Dimensions: H x W: 66 x 47 cm (26 x 18 1/2 in.)
  • Bibliography: Chronicle ill., v. 1, no. 4, April 1938, p. 130.London, England, Victoria & Albert Museum/ The Art Council of Great Britain, "An American Museum of Decorative Art and Design. Designs from the Collection of Cooper-Hewitt, New York", June 14 - August 12, 1973, cat. no. 206, p.99.The Brooklyn Museum, "Art of Decoration. Drawings and Objects from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum", December 18, 1973 - February 3, 1974, cat. no. 206, p.99.
  • Type: Sidewall
  • Rights: Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
  • Medium: Block-printed on handmade paper

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