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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1850-73 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Balin, Paul (designer)
    Paul Balin, Paris (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Flock on embossed paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Monsieur Paul Balin

  • Museum number:

    1345A-1874

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 72

Physical description

Specimen of wallpaper border with a pattern in white and gold mounted on a flock ground; Flock on embossed paper.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1850-73 (made)

Artist/maker

Balin, Paul (designer)
Paul Balin, Paris (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Flock on embossed paper

Dimensions

Height: 81.3 cm, Width: 58.4 cm

Object history note

Given by Monsieur Paul Balin.
Design based on the bed hangings of Marshal d'Effiat in the Cluny Museum, Paris.
This specimen was exhibited at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873.

Descriptive line

Specimen of wallpaper border with a pattern in white and gold mounted on a flock ground; Design based on the bed hangings of Marshal d'Effiat in the Cluny Museum, Paris; Designed by Paul Balin; Flock on embossed paper; Exhibited at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873; Produced by Paul Balin, Paris; 1850-1873.

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

Design based on the bed hangings of Marshal d'Effiat in the Cluny Museum, Paris.

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Embossing; Flocking

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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