The backstory of wallpaper :paper-hangings, 1650-1750 /Robert M. Kelly.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-307957

Description

183 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

Wallpaper History.
Interior walls Decoration.
Decoration and ornament, Early American.
Wallpaper.

Originator

Kelly, Robert M., 1949-

Contents

Rediscovering wallpaper -- Antecedents -- Printed, painted, or stained -- Papillon and his drawings -- The paper-hangings trade -- Wallpaper shopping -- 'Where there is a wall' -- Paperhanging -- Installers -- Leather hangings -- Chinese scenics and flock damasks -- Papier-maché, early print rooms, screens -- Pounds, shillings, pence -- The American colonies -- Canada and the North American wholesale trade -- Bringing the backstory forward.

Description

183 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-159) and index.

ISBN

9780985656102
0985656107

Call Number

Stacks NK3400.K45 2013
Coll. NK3400.K45 2013

Variant Title

Back story of wallpaper