Wallpaper

Early 20th century (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portion of embossed wallpaper with a design of overlapping, undulating lines decorated with floral motifs, lozenges and teardrop shapes, against a (?)golden-brown ground; Colour print on embossed paper; BIRGE embossed twice in the selvage.


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Brief Description
Portion of embossed wallpaper with a design of overlapping, undulating lines decorated with floral motifs, lozenges and teardrop shapes, against a (?)golden-brown ground; Colour print on embossed paper; Produced by M. H. Birge & Sons Co.; United States; 1900-1914.
Physical Description
Portion of embossed wallpaper with a design of overlapping, undulating lines decorated with floral motifs, lozenges and teardrop shapes, against a (?)golden-brown ground; Colour print on embossed paper; BIRGE embossed twice in the selvage.
Marks and Inscriptions
BIRGE (Embossed twice in the selvage.)
Credit line
Given by M. H. Birge & Sons Co., USA
Object history
Given by M. H. Birge & Sons Co., USA.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
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.
Collection
Accession Number
E.423-1914

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record createdMarch 9, 2009
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