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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    Christchurch Mansion (paper hung)
    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    c. 1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Flock on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Ipswich Corporation through Mr J. S. Corder

  • Museum number:

    E.239-1918

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 42

Physical description

Fragment of crimson flock wallpaper with a pattern of flowers and foliage, stamped on the back with the Georgian Excise duty stamp.

Place of Origin

Christchurch Mansion (paper hung)
England (manufactured)

Date

c. 1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Flock on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Stamped on the back with the Georgian Excise duty stamp.

Dimensions

Height: 42.5 cm, Width: 56 cm

Object history note

Given by the Ipswich Corporation through Mr J. S. Corder.

Provenance: Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Suffolk.

Descriptive line

Fragment of crimson flock wallpaper with a pattern of flowers and foliage; Stamped on the back with the Georgian Excise duty stamp; From Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Suffolk; England; ca.1735.

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.

Production Note

Provenance of paper: Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Suffolk

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Flocking

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Leaf (plant material)

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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