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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    second quarter of 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print and flock, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr John B. Fowler

  • Museum number:

    E.2243-1974

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 103

Physical description

Sheet of 10 uncut wallpaper borders, with a design of pink-red and green twisting bands; Colour print and flock, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

second quarter of 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour print and flock, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 cm, Width: 27.8 cm

Object history note

Given by Mr John B. Fowler.

Descriptive line

Sheet of 10 uncut wallpaper borders, with a design of pink-red and green twisting bands; Colour print and flock, on paper; English; 1825-1850.

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; Flock

Techniques

Flocking; Colour printing

Subjects depicted

Twisting; Spiral columns; Stylized leaves

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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