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Japanese in Origin, European in Design

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:00:36 +0000
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embossed
imitation
Japan
sunflower
wallpaper
William Morris
Description:
10073_23860157a93be13b_b[1]Leather hangings were a popular way to decorate walls in Europe in the 18th-century. They were often called Spanish leathers because they originated in Spain in the 17th century, but these early hangings were simply painted. As the popularity of leather hangings increased in the Netherlands and England, it became more popular to emboss the...
Topic:
Design
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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