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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    Doddington Hall (paper hung)
    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    second half of 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brown flock on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr G. E. Jarvis

  • Museum number:

    E.476-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2E, shelf DR110

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with a floral and lattice pattern in brown flock on a blue ground.

Place of Origin

Doddington Hall (paper hung)
England (manufactured)

Date

second half of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brown flock on paper

Dimensions

Height: 89.3 cm portion, Width: 48.1 cm portion

Object history note

Given by Mr G. E. Jarvis.

Provenance: Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire.

This is probably the flock described as covering the walls of the Great Parlour over the hall. See A. H. Tipping, English Homes: Elizabethan and Jacobean (1912), p 392. It was formerly attributed to John Baptist Jackson.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with a floral and lattice pattern in brown flock on a blue ground; From Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire; English; 1750-1800.

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 wallpaper: Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire.

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Flocking

Subjects depicted

Lattice pattern; Floral patterns

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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