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Exposition Universelle, Paris 1855

Wall Hanging
ca. 1855 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Wall hanging, crimson with a gold print; Woodblock print on silk; Stamped with manufacturer's name and Exposition Universale, Paris 1855.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Woodblock print on silk
Brief description
Wall hanging, crimson with a gold print; Woodblock print on silk; Stamped with manufacturer's name and Exposition Universale, Paris 1855; Produced by Santesson et Cie, Paris, for the Paris Universal Exhibition; French; ca. 1855.
Physical description
Wall hanging, crimson with a gold print; Woodblock print on silk; Stamped with manufacturer's name and Exposition Universale, Paris 1855.
Dimensions
  • Height: 75.5cm
  • Width: 44cm
Dimensions from: 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.
Marks and inscriptions
Stamped with manufacturer's name and Exposition Universale, Paris 1855
Object history
Produced by Santesson et Cie, Paris for the Exposition Universale, Paris, 1855.
Bibliographic reference
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.
Collection
Accession number
3689-1856

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Record createdFebruary 21, 2008
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