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The development history of wallcovering

Dec 26, 2017

From the end of the century to the early 18th century, Swedish nobles and wealthy businessmen first began to use wall, its style is more cashmere wallcovering, gobelins tapestry wallcovering, gold-plated leather wallcovering, velvet satin wallcovering and so on.


Later, simulation wall became popular among civilians and rage. For example, using cotton textiles as a substitute for cashmere wall, adding cashmere floats to the painting instead of velvet wallcovering, decorating the dyed thin textile with floats instead of the Gobelins tapestry wallcovering, and simply painting on the wall.


In the 18th century, paper wallpaper became popular due to the development of papermaking technology and textile technology. Its printing mode from hand-drawn, gradually transition to template printing (the principle is similar to the ancient Chinese printing).


By the middle of the 18th century, the production of wood-formwork for the printing of wallpaper was also developing at its peak. However, there are many flaws in the printing process.


By the 19th century, the paper-making technology was born. Although in the early days this use of wood fiber to replace the cotton fiber method does not have much impact on the wall manufacturing industry, but the cheap nature of its raw materials so that the wider spread of the wallpaper later possible.


But by 21st century, the wallpaper industry in the low and medium market has completely surpassed the wallcovering industry, becoming the preferred product for working-class home improvement.