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2001.281.1165 (RS198045)

Description

Rolled fragment of William Morris & Co. wallpaper titled "The Wreath" or "New Ceiling." All-over floral and foliate pattern block-printed in yellows and greens on pale blue ground.

Details

Maker
William Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William (Designer)
Date
1883
First year of production.
Inscriptions
"William Morris & Co." (printed)
"ORIGINAL WM. MORRIS CO. / CIRCA - 1880-1895 / PLEASE RETURN TO / WATERHOUSE WALLHANGINGS INC. / 99 PAUL SULLIVAN WAY / BOSTON MASS. 02118 / PHONE- (617) 423-7688" (handwritten)
Location of origin
England
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Arts and Crafts (movement)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
32 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1165
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293296

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers and leaves
Period/Style
Arts and Crafts
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
The Wreath
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 19 3/8, print width 20 3/4 (inches)

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