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Dado

Unknown1817–27

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Simulates wooden Chinese fretwork railing with elements repeating horizontally. An illusion of depth is achieved by means of shadows against yellow irregular wave background. Printed in purple on yellow ground.

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Details

  • Title: Dado
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1817–27
  • Provenance: Unused length from the Royal Pavilion.
  • Physical Dimensions: w625 x h875 cm
  • Inscribed: To be used with 1950-59-1. The same in green (?) used in the King's apart- ments. Excise stamp on back shows crown with legend: "First Account Taken - 208."
  • Dimensions: 87.5 x 62.5 cm (34 7/16 x 24 5/8 in.)
  • Type: Dado
  • Rights: Gift of Brighton Art Gallery and Museum
  • Medium: Block-printed on handmade paper

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