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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    Early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Joan Bygrave.

  • Museum number:

    E.1350-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 33

Physical description

Fragment of wallpaper border with a repeating design of golden-brown oak leaves joined by swags of beading, on a green ground; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

Early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 3.7 cm border, Width: 21.9 cm border

Object history note

Given by Mrs Joan Bygrave.

Descriptive line

Fragment of wallpaper border with a repeating design of golden-brown oak leaves joined by swags of beading, on a green ground; Colour woodblock print, on paper; English; Early 19th century.

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

Techniques

Woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Beading (edging pattern); Oak leaf; Swags

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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