Piazza

Wallpaper Design
1975-76 (made)
Piazza thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleVymura 'Studio One' (series title)
Materials and Techniques
Poster colour on paper
Brief Description
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.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 60.5cm
  • Width: 53cm
Production typeDesign
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 101 (Numbered in pencil.)
  • RS.101 PS 165 (On the reverse, in ballpoint pen.)
  • 000164 (Stamped.)
Credit line
ICI (Ltd) Paints Division
Object history
Given by ICI (Ltd) Paints Division.

'Piazza' and 'Plaza' were designed to hang individually or together, vertically or horizontally, in any direction.
Production
'Piazza' and 'Plaza' (E.1032-1979) were designed to hang individually or together, vertically or horizontally, in any direction.
Subjects depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic References
  • 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.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1031-1979

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record createdApril 29, 2009
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