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2001.281.1167 (RS198059)

Description

Rolled fragment of William Morris & Co. wallpaper titled "Fritillary." All-over floral pattern of stylized flowers and meandering foliate stems on a dot background. Block-printed in red-brown coral on pink ground.

Details

Maker
William Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William, 1834-1896 (Designer)
Date
1885
Date 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
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
40 1/4 x 20 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1167
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293305

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized flowers
Tulips
Meandering
Leaves
Period/Style
Arts and Crafts
Floral Trail
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Fritillary
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 22 1/2, print width 20 7/8 (inches)

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