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'Carafe' wallpaper designed by June Lyon

wall covering

Lyon, June,
John Line & Sons, about 1956

This wallpaper was designed by June Lyon in about 1956. Cheerful patterns with food and drink related motifs first became popular in the 1950s when they were used to decorate kitchens and dining areas. This wallpaper features a simple bottle design in bold red and green colours, and is a good example of fashionable wall decoration in this period.

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hand printed wallpaper sample

height: 376mm
width: 471mm

wall covering - Carafe