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Wallpaper - Wallpaper frieze
  • Wallpaper frieze
    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915
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Wallpaper frieze

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c. 1875-1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour print from wood blocks, paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Wall Paper Manufacturers, Ltd.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 46

Physical description

Landscape format wallpaper frieze depicting stylised leaves and vines in green and gold, growing around a gold frame with a pale grey background.

Place of Origin

England (made)


c. 1875-1910 (made)


Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour print from wood blocks, paper

Descriptive line

Wallpaper frieze, designed by Walter Crane R.W.S., made in England, c. 1875-1910.

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 Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935




Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Trellis; Vines


Prints; Wall coverings; Interiors


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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