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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)
    RSA House (paper hung)

  • Date:

    third quarter of the 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red flock on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Arthur T. Bolton

  • Museum number:

    E.455-1924

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portion of red flock wallpaper with a diaper pattern.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)
RSA House (paper hung)

Date

third quarter of the 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Red flock on paper

Dimensions

Height: 74.3 cm, Width: 54.5 cm

Object history note

Given by Mr Arthur T. Bolton.

Provenance: The Great Room of the Society of Arts, Adelphi, London.

Descriptive line

Portion of red flock wallpaper with a diaper pattern; Provenance: The Great Room of the Society of Arts, Adelphi, London; English; 1850-75.

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 and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.

Production Note

Provenance: The Great Room of the Society of Arts, Adelphi, London.

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Flocking

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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