Oak

Wallpaper
1904 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portion of 'Oak' wallpaper border, a running design of oak tree branches, with leaves and acorns, on a pale ground with a green border band; Colour woodblock print on paper; One of thirty-eight portions in different colourways (E.5045-5082-1919).


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Materials and Techniques
Colour woodblock print on paper
Brief Description
Portion of 'Oak' wallpaper border, a running design of oak tree branches, with leaves and acorns, on a pale ground with a green border band; Designed by Walter Crane; Colour woodblock print on paper; One of thirty-eight portions of 'Oak' friezes, borders and corner sections, in different colourways (E.5045-5082-1919); Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1904.
Physical Description
Portion of 'Oak' wallpaper border, a running design of oak tree branches, with leaves and acorns, on a pale ground with a green border band; Colour woodblock print on paper; One of thirty-eight portions in different colourways (E.5045-5082-1919).
Style
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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 and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921
Collection
Accession Number
E.5060-1919

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record createdApril 20, 2009
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