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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)
    La Haute Ville (paper hung)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Tremayne

  • Museum number:

    E.3405-1922

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with a design of trellis and quatrefoils in diamonds, and a border of ribbon pattern in red, white, green and blue; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper.

Place of Origin

France (made)
La Haute Ville (paper hung)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 55.9 cm, Width: 49.5 cm

Object history note

Given by Mrs Tremayne.

Provenance: A house in La Haute Ville, Vaison, France, formerly the residence of the Marquis de Taulignan. Another piece of this paper is E.2513-1930.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper with a design of trellis and quatrefoils in diamonds, and a border of ribbon pattern in red, white, green and blue; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper; Anonymous; Provenance: A house in La Haute Ville, Vaison, France, formerly the residence of the Marquis de Taulignan; French; 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.

Production Note

Provenance: A house in La Haute Ville, Vaison, France, formerly the residence of the Marquis de Taulignan. Another piece of this paper is E.2513-1930.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Lozenges; Running ornament; Ribbon; Trellis pattern; Quatrefoils

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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