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2001.281.1166 (RS198052)

Description

Rolled fragment of William Morris & Co. wallpaper titled "Horn Poppy." All-over floral pattern of stylized poppies on meandering stems against dot background. Block-printed in peach, coral and brick red on cream ground. Designed by Mary Morris in 1885.

Details

Maker
William Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, Mary (May), Mrs.
Date
1885
Year of design.
Inscriptions
"Morris & Co." (printed)
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
28 1/2 x 23 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1166
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293297

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Poppies
Floral trail
Period/Style
Arts and Crafts
Floral
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Horn Poppy
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 20 1/8, print width 21 (inches)

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