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1981.147 (RS198438)

Description

Unused sample of William Morris wallpaper in the "Double Bough" design. Allover, large and dense flowers and foliage on a dotted background. Printed in three greens, two pinks, two yellows, two blues, and brown on light green ground.

Details

Maker
Jeffrey & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William (Designer)
Date
1890
Paper designed in 1890.
Location of origin
England
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Dimensions
39 7/8 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.147
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177186
Reference Notes
Omar & Hamilton, p. 376 "Wallpaper in New England," fig. 68.2 (rear cover), p. 240

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
dense
large flowers and foliage
dotted background
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Double Bough
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 30 1/2, print width 21 (inches)

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