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From Background to Foreground: Looking at an 18th-Century Wallpaper

November 24, 1992 – April 6, 1993

Museum: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Location: 2nd Floor

An arabesque-patterned wallpaper printed by the renowned French manufacturer Jean-Baptiste Reveillon shows the range of designs available during the 1780s and how the designs were derived from pattern books and other sources.