Image features a children's wallpaper illustrating the Little Boy Blue nursery rhyme. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
Little Boy Blue, Asleep on the Job
This is a charming children’s wallpaper based on the Little Boy Blue nursery rhyme. The design contains three different vignettes, arranged in trefoil format, each one illustrating a different line from the verse. A cow is shown in the first view, two sheep in the next, while the little boy in blue is shown sound...
Image shows a mid-century wallpaper design containing vignettes pertaining to a backyard barbecue or picnic. Please scroll down for additional information on this object.
Wallpaper Celebrates Leisure Activities
Since I was fortunate enough to have my blog posted on July 4 I thought I would write about something holiday specific. Not always an easy task as wallpaper is a long-term commitment, so there are few papers that display seasonal activities or special holidays. In years past I’ve written about the American War of...
Cute Crops
A cob of dizzyingly technicolored corn shoots to the top of Felice Rix-Ueno’s textile design Feldfruchte: Steel with Indigo and Brown.  Sheaves of wheat and grains float around the bright maize.  As summer draws to a close, few foods resonate more than corn, sweet and sun-ripened in the hazy days of August. Rix-Ueno’s title draws...