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- Maker: Walton, Frederick and Co
- Production Place: Wolverhampton, England, UK
- Production Date: 1825 - 1875
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- Object Name: Cabinet
- ObjectNumber: LP11
- Date: 1825 - 1875
- Summary: Papier-mache cabinet containing six drawers on five turned feet, with gold leaf decoration.
- Description: In the early 1800s, interest in the exotic Orient fuelled designs such as this ladies' cabinet, made by Frederick Walton and Co of Wolverhampton. The style of decoration is known as `Moresque' or `Moorish', as it took inspiration from the art of the Muslim inhabitants of north-west Africa and southern Spain. The cabinet is made of wood and papier-mache. It has five columns, each raised on a turned foot, and six drawers, decorated with gold leaf and coloured paint.
- Dimensions: Height: 48cm, Width: 45.5cm, Depth: 37.2cm
- Colour: Black Gold
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- For more information contact: Wolverhampton Arts and Museums Service