Chinoiserie has been popular on wallpaper since the export of Chinese hand painted scenic papers in the late seventeenth century. Printed in red flock this design contains an asymmetrical arrangement of stereotypical views including women with parasols, hilly landscapes, and pagodas.
It is inscribed
Stamped on selvedge: "Reg. No. 668431".
Cite this object as
Sidewall (England); block printed and flocked on continuous paper; Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Spencer; 1995-13-4