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Wallpaper border

  • Place of origin:

    Shepperton (paper hung)
    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Reverend H. Scholfield.

  • Museum number:

    E.528-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 43

Physical description

Fragment of wallpaper border with a design of roundels and flowers; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

Shepperton (paper hung)
England (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 9.4 cm overall size of fragment, including E.527-1956, Width: 26.4 cm overall size of fragment, including E.527-1956

Object history note

Given by the Reverend H. Scholfield.

Provenance: St Nicholas' Rectory, Shepperton, Middlesex.

This paper was taken from above the fireplace in a front room on the first floor of the Rectory. The wallpapers and borders (V&A objects: E.523, 523A, B-1956 : E.524, 525-1956 : E.526, 526A-C-1956 : E.527, 528-1956 : E.529, 529A, 530, 530A-1956 : E.531-1956 : E.532-1956 : E.533-1956 : E.555-1956 : E.554-1956) were superimposed upon each other in this room.

Descriptive line

Fragment of wallpaper border with a design of roundels and flowers; Colour woodblock print, on paper; From St Nicholas' Rectory, Shepperton, Middlesex ; English; ca. 1810.

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: St Nicholas' Rectory, Shepperton, Middlesex.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Medallions (ornament areas); Roundels; Flowers

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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