Images of bamboo appeared on Chinese export wallpapers beginning in the 17th century, which inspired Western manufacturers to use bamboo motifs to instill an Asian aesthetic in their designs.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Harvey Smith.
Its dimensions are
60.5 x 48.5 cm (23 13/16 x 19 1/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Sidewall (England); blockprinted paper; 60.5 x 48.5 cm (23 13/16 x 19 1/8 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-111-237-a,b
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Japonism.