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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840-50 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print from woodblocks (and possibly flock), on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Gerald Kelly, KCVO, PPRA

  • Museum number:

    E.73-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf DR80, box DW16

Physical description

Sheet of wallpaper border with a running design, including trefoil motifs, scrolling foliage and moulding, in pink, green-blue and gold; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1840-50 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour print from woodblocks (and possibly flock), on paper

Object history note

Given by Sir Gerald Kelly, KCVO, PPRA.

Descriptive line

Sheet of wallpaper border with a running design, including trefoil motifs, scrolling foliage and moulding, in pink, green-blue and gold; Colour woodblock print (and possibly flock), on paper.; Anonymous; France; ca. 1840-50.

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.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Scrolling foliage; Trefoils; Moulding; Running ornament; Architectural elements

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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