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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case MB2B, Shelf DR59, Box DW1+2

Provence

Wallpaper
1951 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portion of 'Provence' wallpaper; vertical bands of ovoid shapes, in pink, white and grey, containing various patterns and motifs in black, on a green ground flecked with grey; Hand screen print on paper; Lettered on the selvedge with facsimile signature Lucienne Day.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hand screen print on paper
Brief Description
Portion of 'Provence' wallpaper; vertical bands of ovoid shapes, in pink, white and grey, containing various patterns and motifs in black, on a green ground flecked with grey; Designed by Lucienne Day; Hand screen print on paper; Produced by John Line & Sons Ltd in their series 'Limited Editions 1951'; England; 1951.
Physical Description
Portion of 'Provence' wallpaper; vertical bands of ovoid shapes, in pink, white and grey, containing various patterns and motifs in black, on a green ground flecked with grey; Hand screen print on paper; Lettered on the selvedge with facsimile signature Lucienne Day.
Dimensions
  • Portion height: 74.4cm
  • Portion width: 54.2cm
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
  • Lucienne Day (Facsimile signature lettered on the selvedge.)
  • LUCIENNE DAY JOIN HERE TRIM OFF LINE (Lettered along the selvedge.)
  • LENT BY THE / VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM (Lettered on paper attached to front of design.)
  • 'PROVENCE'. Wall paper designed by / Lucienne Day for John Line & Sons / Ltd. ENGLISH; 1951. / Given by the manufacturers. / C.19338. (Lettered on paper attached to front of design.)
Credit line
Given by John Line & Sons Ltd
Object history
Given by John Line & Sons Ltd.
Production
Produced by John Line & Sons Ltd in their series 'Limited Editions 1951'.
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 Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 pub. HMSO 1967
Other Number
C.19338 - Previous number
Collection
Accession Number
E.569-1966

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record createdApril 28, 2009
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