TODAY'S HISTORY LESSON
INVENTION OF WALLPAPER
In 4000 B.C the Egyptians created papyrus the earliest form of paper, using the pith of the papyrus plant.Later in China in 200 B.C paper was created using rags. The process was refined by the Arabians next, then over to Europe. The earliest sample there, was found in 1509. In 1675 Jean Michelle Papillon created block designs in a matching continuous pattern. He is accredited with the first wallpaper as we know it.
Finally in 1739 the art came over to America and the rest is history......