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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    about 1950-60 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Block print or screnprint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr R.M. Townsend

  • Museum number:

    E.327-1995

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 68

Wallpapers exhibiting styles inspired by historic patterns were popular in the 1950s. This paper uses the classical pattern of trophies; these usually comprised weapons and flags but are here given a witty contemporary slant by the substitution of musical instruments and gardening tools.

Physical description

Walllpaper with pattern of trophies with musical instruments and garden tools on a ground of cream and beige stripes.

Place of Origin

France (possibly, made)

Date

about 1950-60 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Block print or screnprint

Dimensions

Width: 52.6 cm

Descriptive line

Wallpaper with a pattern of trophies with musical instruments and gardening tools. Probably French, c.1950-60

Subjects depicted

Musical instruments; Gardening tools; Trophies

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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