The Papered Wall: History, Pattern, Technique
Harry N. Abrams, Incorporated, 1994 - Design - 256 pages
Drawing on extensive new research, this book traces the history of wallpaper from its beginnings around 1500 to the latest products of technology. From hand-painted Chinese panels to those used in contemporary homes, this readable volume contains 350 beautiful illustrations, most in full-color. Includes a useful care guide. Index.
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