Another rosette design!

July 1, 2010

We were researching the sequence of wallcoverings in the diverse rooms of a seventeenth century castle, used as a summer residence in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century by the Amsterdam owners.
They knew what they liked. For this room, they liked something fashionable. Something simple and sophisticated. Possibly from London.

It is another rosette design! A woodblock printed wallpaper, distemper on handmade ragpaper, with endless tiny dots applied by hand, dating from around 1810.

What’s all this excitement about? Read more here.
Have you found a rosette yet?