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Wallpaper

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850-1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)
    W. B. Simpson & Sons Ltd. (suppliers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodblock print and flock, on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.163-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 45

Physical description

Panel of wallpaper with lozenge pattern of quatrefoils in dark green flock and pale blue print on a pale ground.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1850-1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)
W. B. Simpson & Sons Ltd. (suppliers)

Materials and Techniques

Woodblock print and flock, on paper

Object history note

Provenance: The stock of W. B. Simpson, 456, West Strand, London; House Painter and Decorator.

Descriptive line

Panel of wallpaper with lozenge pattern of quatrefoils in dark green flock and pale blue print on a pale ground; Woodblock print and flock, on paper; Provenance: The stock of W. B. Simpson, 456, West Strand, London; English; ca. 1850-60.

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.
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935

Production Note

Provenance: The stock of W. B. Simpson, 456, West Strand, London; House Painter and Decorator.

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Flocking; Woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Quatrefoils; All-over patterns; Lozenges

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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