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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Martin Battersby

  • Museum number:

    E.55-1947

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 71

Physical description

Fragment of wallpaper with two scrolling bands of foliage in varying shades of burgundy, on a striped blue ground; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Object history note

Given by Mr Martin Battersby.

Descriptive line

Fragment of wallpaper with two scrolling bands of foliage in varying shades of burgundy, on a striped blue ground; Colour print from woodblocks, on paper; Anonymous; France; 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.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1947, London: HMSO, 1950.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Running ornament

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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