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Piazza

  • Object:

    Wallpaper design

  • Date:

    1975-76 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Faulkner, Sue, born 1942 (designer)
    ICI Ltd (Paints Division) (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Poster colour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    ICI (Ltd) Paints Division

  • Museum number:

    E.1031-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 106

Physical description

Design for the vinyl wallpaper 'Piazza', a zigzag pattern of green, red and purple squares; Poster colour on paper; Numbered in pencil 101 and on the back, in ballpoint pen, RS.101 PS 165; Stamped 000164.

Date

1975-76 (made)

Artist/maker

Faulkner, Sue, born 1942 (designer)
ICI Ltd (Paints Division) (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Poster colour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

101
Numbered in pencil.

RS.101 PS 165
On the reverse, in ballpoint pen.

000164
Stamped.

Dimensions

Height: 60.5 cm, Width: 53 cm

Object history note

Given by ICI (Ltd) Paints Division.
'Piazza' and 'Plaza' were designed to hang individually or together, vertically or horizontally, in any direction.

Descriptive line

Design for the vinyl wallpaper 'Piazza', a zigzag pattern of green, red and purple squares; Design by Sue Faulkner; Poster colour on paper; Produced in the Vymura 'Studio One' range by ICI (Ltd) Paints Division; 1975-76.

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.
Timmers, M. The Way We Live Now .... Victoria and Albert Museum, 1979.
Design, 1976.

Production Note

'Piazza' and 'Plaza' (E.1032-1979) were designed to hang individually or together, vertically or horizontally, in any direction.

Materials

Paper; Poster colour

Techniques

Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Chevrons; Zigzags; Squares (geometric figures)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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