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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Date:

    Early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    M. H. Birge & Sons Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print on embossed paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by M. H. Birge & Sons Co., USA

  • Museum number:

    E.460-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 70

Physical description

Portion of embossed wallpaper imitating brown leather, (?)gold decorative border bands, with red and green inlay, on three sides and a central (?)gold motif, with red inlay, incorporating a trefoil; Colour print on embossed paper.

Place of Origin

United States (made)

Date

Early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

M. H. Birge & Sons Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour print on embossed paper

Object history note

Given by M. H. Birge & Sons Co., USA.

Descriptive line

Portion of embossed wallpaper imitating brown leather, (?)gold decorative border bands, with red and green inlay, on three sides and a central (?)gold motif, with red inlay, incorporating a trefoil; Colour print on embossed paper; Produced by M. H. Birge & Sons Co.; United States; 1900-1914.

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 printing; Embossing

Subjects depicted

Borders; Leather; Trefoil

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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