Who invented wallpaper?

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Who invented wall paper?

What was the color of the first wall paper? Did it match the drapes?

The wallpaper was invented in Europe some time during the Renaissance. Early wallpapers were modeled after medieval tapestries, so they were not ornamental, but depicted mythological and historical scenes. They were printed in black and white and were often hand-colored after hanging.

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