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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1812 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dufour & Cie (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr W. L. Wood

  • Museum number:

    E.2906-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EXP, shelf B

Physical description

Panel of wallpaper imitating a white satin curtain, on a rail against a green wall; Colour print from wood blocks and flock, on paper.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1812 (made)

Artist/maker

Dufour & Cie (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 227.4 cm overall size of sheet, Width: 57.1 cm overall size of sheet

Object history note

Given by Mr W. L. Wood.

This paper was reproduced in catalogue (no 120) of exhibition, Trois Siècles des Papiers Peints, held at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 1967.

See: Greysmith, Brenda. Wallpaper. London, 1976. pl 70c.

Descriptive line

Panel of wallpaper imitating a white satin curtain, on a rail against a green wall; Colour print from wood blocks and flock, on paper; Produced by Dufour et Leroy, Paris; France; ca. 1812.

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.
Greysmith, Brenda. Wallpaper. London, 1976.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938. London: The Board of Education, 1939.

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Colour woodblock print; Flocking

Subjects depicted

Curtain

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints; Interiors

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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