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Aspire House McLean, Alaina Michelle Ralph Interior Design, Hand painted Hamlen PIlloiw by Holly AldermanCorner bedroom by Alaina Michelle Ralph Interior Design. Hamlen Garden Pillow custom printed and sewn, handpainted background colors, limited edition.

Garden Club of America Bulletin, November 2020

Holly Alderman, Hamlen Chinoiserie pillow at Aspire Show House McLean, Garden Club of America Bulletin, fall 2020 ad

Palm Beach Kips Bay Decorators Show House

Journal 2020 ad

Alderman Palm Beach Kips Bay Decorators Show House Ad
AD / Architectural Digest Home Show in New York
Saint-Gaudens Garden Banners by Holly Alderman at AD Architectural Digest Home Show New York with Nan Quick
Saint-Gaudens Garden Banners at an AD / Architectural Digest Home Show in New York. Photo layers on satin, from Alderman's special exhibition at Saint-Gaudens National Park in Cornish NH, shown by Nan Quick Garden Furniture, photo by Nan Quick.
Junior League of Boston
Decorators Show House, Concord
Holly Alderman hand painted window shade whimsey, Junior League of Boston Show House, Concord
Window Comedy featured on TOH / This Old House. Original hand painted shade by Alderman for Gladys 'Pebble' Gifford in Harvard Square, Camvbridge MA.
Boston Design Week Show postponed

spring/fall 2020

ID BOSTON fall 2019, Hamlen chinoiserie wallpaper master suite
Alaina Michelle Ralph Interior Design, Julia Lynn Photography 
Holly Alderman wallpaper Hamlen flowers & birds Fall ID BOSTON ad
ID BOSTON spring 2019
Holly Alderman wallpaper Spring ID BOSTON ad Hamlen Flowers & Birds
BROCKETT HALL, Prince Regent Suite, near London

Holly Alderman, antique wallpaper Hamlen Collection, Chinoserie Prince of Wales, Brockett Hall

Custom painted in China, 1784, at left. Hamlen chinoiserie wallpaper at right, fine digital printing facsimile renewed by Wallquest, from scans by Kathy Tarantola Photography of original painted panels on silk created in China two centuries ago.

...Back story 

In the mid 19th century, Nathaniel Hamlen, age 21 sailed from Long Wharf in Boston on the clipper ship Union to India and back, and later from San Francisco to Japan and China. Nat brought back a panorama of flowers and birds, 'auspicious chinoiserie' that later decorated the Hamlen family dining room at Mainstone Farm on a hilltop in Wayland, Massachusetts. Nathaniel's idealized garden panels are now a unique legacy of museum quality originals.

Only possible in this new decade, fine art electronic imaging of the third industrial revolution inspired Nat's great great grandson to develop his family's antique flowers & birds as sustainable digital wall coverings and fabrics for new audiences and generations.

New customized editions produced by Holly Alderman with Wallquest have been photographed by Getty images and seen in news by millions around the world, and social media -- Page Six, Daily Mail, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, ET Online, LA Times, Chicago Sun Times, Guardian, @Goop, #ingoophealth, #AspireHouseMcLean, among others.

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