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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)
    La Haute Ville (paper hung)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860-70 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Tremayne

  • Museum number:

    E.2513-1930

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf DR82, box DW12

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper with a small diamond-shaped pattern and a narrow frieze with a corrugated band winding amid a row of disks; Colour woodblock print, on paper.

Place of Origin

France (made)
La Haute Ville (paper hung)

Date

ca. 1860-70 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 123.8 cm portion, Width: 51.1 cm portion

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 wallpaper with a small diamond-shaped pattern and a narrow frieze with a corrugated band winding amid a row of disks; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper; Provenance: A house in La Haute Ville, Vaison, France, formerly the residence of the Marquis de Taulignan; France; ca. 1860-70.

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

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Lozenges; Corrugated

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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