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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 satin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Monsieur Paul Balin

  • Museum number:

    1351A-1874

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Specimen of wallpaper with birds and animals on a yellow satin ground; Design taken from a 12th-century material; Flock on satin.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1850-73 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Flock on satin

Dimensions

Height: 81.3 cm, Width: 58.4 cm

Object history note

Given by Monsieur Paul Balin.
Design based on a mid-13th century Venetian material, formerly in the possession of V. Poterlet.
This specimen was exhibited at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873.

Descriptive line

Specimen of wallpaper with birds and animals on a yellow satin ground; Design based on a mid-13th century Venetian material; Designed by Paul Balin; Flock on satin; 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 a mid-13th century Venetian material, formerly in the possession of V. Poterlet.

Materials

Paper; Flock

Techniques

Flocking

Subjects depicted

Animals; Birds

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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