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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    Eagle House (paper hung)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-80 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Flock on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Margaret Lester-Garland

  • Museum number:

    E.237-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf DR58, box DW3I

Physical description

Fragment of yellow flock wallpaper with a pomegranate and pineapple pattern; Stamped on the back with the Georgian Excise duty stamp.

Place of Origin

Eagle House (paper hung)

Date

ca. 1750-80 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Flock on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Stamped on the back with the Georgian Excise duty stamp.

Dimensions

Height: 55 cm, Width: 57 cm

Object history note

Given by Miss Margaret Lester-Garland.
Provenance: Eagle House, Bathford, Somerset (built ca. 1750).

Descriptive line

Fragment of yellow flock wallpaper with a pomegranate and pineapple pattern; Stamped with the Georgian Excise duty stamp; Provenance: Eagle House, Bathford, Somerset; English; ca, 1750-80.

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 Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Flocking

Subjects depicted

Pomegranate (design)

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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