Franklin

En tapetserarbok från Karl Johan-tiden / [Lis Granlund, redaktör].

Publication:
[Stockholm] : Kungl. Husgerådskammaren, 1979.
Format/Description:
Book
82, [2] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 27 cm.
Subjects:
Upholstery -- Sweden.
Draperies -- Sweden.
Textile fabrics -- Sweden.
Notes:
Text in Swedish; foreword and preface translated into English.
Contains 76 plates (15 in color) of water color drawings of curtains and bedhangings drawn after French patterns in the "Empire style."
Facsimile reproduction of a 19th century manuscript preserved in Sweden's Royal collection known as "Pettersson's upholsterer's book."
"The book is rare, as it is the only one known in Sweden, which entirely deals with the window and bed hangings--drawn by hand and watercoloured.... contains 101 variations of window hangings and bed textiles on the 76 pages, but the beds are of subordinate importance."--P. [1] of English foreword.
Includes facsimile of F.J. Pettersson's inscription from his original manuscript and the accession information "Rosendals Museum no. 815" on front endpaper and pastedown respectively.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Dornsife/VSA.
Contributor:
Pettersson, Frans Johann.
ISBN:
9185726028
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