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Wallpaper - The Tapestry
  • The Tapestry
    Sedding, John Dando, born 1838 - died 1891
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The Tapestry

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sedding, John Dando, born 1838 - died 1891 (designer)
    Jeffrey & Co. (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour machine print, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Harris & Sons

  • Museum number:

    E.2366-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2B, shelf DR77, box DW19

Physical description

Portion of 'The Tapestry' wallpaper, design of an acanthus/blue outline on a pink background; Colour machine print, on paper.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Sedding, John Dando, born 1838 - died 1891 (designer)
Jeffrey & Co. (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour machine print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 91.4 cm, Width: 50.1 cm

Object history note

Given by Harris & Sons.

Descriptive line

Portion of 'The Tapestry' wallpaper, design of an acanthus/blue outline on a pink background, colour machine print, on paper, designed by John Dando Sedding, produced by Jeffrey & Co., England, ca. 1882

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.
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour machine print

Subjects depicted

Acanthus

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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