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Wallpaper design
  • Wallpaper design
    George Haité, born 1855 - died 1924
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Wallpaper design

  • Date:

    1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    George Haité, born 1855 - died 1924 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and pencil, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Elsie Haité, daughter of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.23239-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 78

Physical description

Design for a wallpaper with a formalized fern-and-flower pattern in blue and gold; Watercolour and pencil, on paper; Signed and dated Geo C. Haité 1879 and inscribed in pencil with measurement and Carry out for Scott Cuthbertson & Co, 3 June 1879.

Date

1879 (made)

Artist/maker

George Haité, born 1855 - died 1924 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Geo C. Haité 1879
Signed and dated.

Dimensions

Height: 35.5 cm size of sheet, Width: 38.2 cm size of sheet

Object history note

Given by Miss Elsie Haité, daughter of the artist.

Descriptive line

Design for a wallpaper with a formalized fern-and-flower pattern in blue and gold; Watercolour and pencil, on paper; George Charles Haité; Signed and dated 'Geo C. Haité 1879'; 1879.

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

Drawing (image-making); Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Ferns; Flowers; Leaves (plant materials)

Categories

Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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