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manufactured by WPM, 1940

A modernist wallpaper manufactured by the Wallpaper Manufacturers Ltd. in 1940. The design features a pattern of squares, lines and rectangles, printed in 3 shades of green. The paper was probably intended for bedroom use where browns and oranges were less popular. The accompanying border is less low key and has a shell-like pattern, in orange, blue, green, black and gold.

Object Number

SW28E

Colour machine printed wallpaper.


height: 350mm
width: 495mm

Further Reading

de Joia, Roberta (ed). A Popular Art: British Wallpapers 1930-1960 (Exhibition Catalogue). London: Middlesex University Press, 1989.

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