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Cirque

Page in Wallpaper Pattern Book
ca.1928
Artist/Maker

Wallpaper manufacturers and decorating firms have published pattern books showing rooms decorated with specific wallpapers and matching furnishings since the late 19th century. This proposal for a decorative scheme for a nursery shows a simple floral stripe wallpaper with a design of circus performers as a pictorial frieze.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleNo. 921 from 'Décor' (manufacturer's title)
Materials and Techniques
Colour line block, letterpess and half-tone
Brief Description
Cirque. Page from 'Decor', a pattern book illustratign wallpapers in domestic interiors, Paris, c.1928
Dimensions
  • Size of volume height: 25.2cm
  • Width: 32.5cm
Subjects depicted
Summary
Wallpaper manufacturers and decorating firms have published pattern books showing rooms decorated with specific wallpapers and matching furnishings since the late 19th century. This proposal for a decorative scheme for a nursery shows a simple floral stripe wallpaper with a design of circus performers as a pictorial frieze.
Collection
Accession Number
E.2021:42-1990

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record createdMarch 24, 2003
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