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Wallpaper - Conlowe
  • Conlowe
    Armfield, Diana M. MSIA, NEAC, RWA, born 1920
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Conlowe

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1951 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Armfield, Diana M. MSIA, NEAC, RWA, born 1920 (designer)
    John Line & Sons Ltd. (manufacturer)
    Armfield-Passano (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    John Line & Sons Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.878-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 104

Physical description

Portion of 'Conlowe' wallpaper; Vertically running pattern of flowers and rosehips, in brown on a ground of yellow and grey vertical stripes; Screen print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

1951 (made)

Artist/maker

Armfield, Diana M. MSIA, NEAC, RWA, born 1920 (designer)
John Line & Sons Ltd. (manufacturer)
Armfield-Passano (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Screen print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'CONLOWE'. Wall paper designed by / Armfirld-Passano for John Line & / Sons Ltd. ENGLISH; 1951. / Given by the manufacturers. C.19346.
Type-written on a label attached to the bottom-left corner of the design.

LENT BY THE / VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM
Type-written on a label attached to the bottom-right corner of the design.

Dimensions

Height: 75 cm, Width: 54.5 cm

Object history note

Given by John Line & Sons Ltd.

Descriptive line

Portion of 'Conlowe' wallpaper; Vertically running pattern of flowers and rosehips, in brown on a ground of yellow and grey vertical stripes; Screen print on paper; Designed by Diana M. Armfield (of Armfield-Passano); Produced by John Line & Sons Ltd.; England; 1951.

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

Screen print

Subjects depicted

Stripes; Berries; Flowers

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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