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1981.125AB (RS184686)

Description

Fragments. William Morris "Sunflower" pattern. Lush design of sunflowers, meandering vines and grape clusters. Printed in burnt sienna on a metallic gold, embossed ground.

Details

Maker
Jeffrey & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William (Designer)
Date
1879
Pattern designed in 1879.
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
26 3/4 x 22 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.125AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
GUSN
177187
Reference Notes
for illustration of design see: Oman and Hamilton, "Wallpapers," p. 373, fig. 1065. "Elegant late nineteenth century wallpapers," Antiques Magazine, Aug. 1982, p. III. Lynn, "Wallpaper in America," pg. 372, fig. 16-7. MET, "Pursuit of Beauty," fig. 3.
Related Items
Accession number 1981.125b Relationship another sample of same paper
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.124

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
sunflower
grapes
grapevine
lily
Period/Style
Aesthetic
Form
Wall Fragment
Paper Finish
Embossed
Pattern Name
Sunflower
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 17 7/8, print width 21 3/8 (inches)

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