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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    Mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print from wood block

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Geffrye Museum

  • Museum number:

    E.784-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper (two pieces joined) with a design of convolvulus and tasselled cords tied in bow-knots.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

Mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Print from wood block

Dimensions

Height: 114.4 cm, Width: 71.1 cm

Object history note

Given by the Geffrye Museum.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with a design of convolvulus and tasselled cords tied in bow-knots; mid-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

Convolvulus; Cord (fiber product)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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