The Leaf Thief ~ Plant sketches +
For the love of all things that live & grow
Chinoiserie Wallpaper

cooperhewitt:

Roll of paper printed in a repeating design of flowers and foliage in the style of Pillement. Roll formed of joined sheets.

This colorful 18th century English wallpaper was designed in the style of Jean Pillement, the celebrated French illustrator of chinoiserie and some-time royal painter to Marie Antoinette. The repeating pattern of flowers and foliage show Asian motifs as interpreted through a Western lense.

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