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An Old-Fashioned View

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:00:53 +0000
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Object of the Day
chinoiserie
foliage
landscape
pagoda
rococo
wallpaper
woodblock
Description:
This beautiful sidewall is a great example of the Rococo Revival style at its most wild and vivid. Its design, a repeating landscape vignette floating in space bordered by sprays of flowers, is common in 18th century wallpapers. This paper also uses the old-fashioned technique of block-printing, despite coming from a time when machine-printing dominated...
Topic:
Design
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