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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (manufactured)
    La Haute Ville (paper hung)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print and flock, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Tremayne

  • Museum number:

    E.2505-1930

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portion of a wallpaper frieze; An almost naked child with a garland depicted in an inverted heart-shaped panel; dark grey on light ground; Colour print from wood blocks and flock.

Place of Origin

France (manufactured)
La Haute Ville (paper hung)

Date

ca. 1820 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print and flock, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 48.6 cm, Width: 36.2 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.

Descriptive line

Portion of a wallpaper frieze; An almost naked child with a garland depicted in an inverted heart-shaped panel; dark grey on light ground; Colour print from wood blocks and flock; Anonymous; Provenance: A house in La Haute Ville, Vaison, France, formerly the residence of the Marquis de Taulignan; French; ca. 1820.

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.

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Flocking; Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Child; Running ornament; Garland

Categories

Prints; Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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