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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print and stencil, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Messrs James & Bywaters and S. Rowland Pierce

  • Museum number:

    E.555-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 41

Physical description

Fragment of wallpaper or lining paper with a design of red leaves or petals on a white ground; Colour woodblock print and stencil, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print and stencil, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 47.3 cm fragment, Width: 36.9 cm fragment

Object history note

Given by Messrs James & Bywaters and S. Rowland Pierce

Provenance: No 5, The Grove, Highgate, London

Descriptive line

Fragment of wallpaper with a design of red leaves or petals on a white ground; Colour woodblock print and stencil, on paper; From No 5, The Grove, Highgate, London; England; Early 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Oman, Charles C., and Hamilton, Jean. Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Publications, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print; Stencilling

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Petals

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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