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A DECORATIVE ART: the history of wallpaper. Joanna Banham Wednesday 02 October 2019

The history of wallpaper dating from the 16th century encompasses a huge range of beautiful designs – from the first black and white patterns, flock hangings, Chinese hand-painted papers through to Morris, the Arts and Craft Movement and Modernist and Contemporary designs. A truly Decorative Art.