JAIC 1981, Volume 20, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 58 to 65)
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JAIC 1981, Volume 20, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 58 to 65)

COLORS AND OTHER MATERIALS OF HISTORIC WALLPAPER

Catherine Lynn


ABSTRACT—Published eighteenth- and nineteenth-century instructions for the making of wallpaper are examined, with particular attention given to the specific pigments recommended and their application.

Article Sections:

1. Of the Colours proper to be used for Paper Hangings
2. Of the vehicles for the Colours used either for Painting, or forming Grounds, for Paper Hangings.
3. Of white and coloured Grounds for Paper Hangings.

Copyright 1981 American Institute of Historic and Artistic Works