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2001.281.1168 (RS198062)

Description

Rolled fragment of William Morris & Co. wallpaper titled "Double Bough." All-over floral pattern of large meandering foliate branches, stylized thistle, chrysanthemums, and other flowers on background of dots. Block-printed in two greens, two blues, two pinks, two yellows and black on light blue ground.

Details

Maker
William Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William (Designer)
Date
1890
Date of design.
Inscriptions
"MORRIS & COMPANY" (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 1/2 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1168
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293306

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Chysanthemums
Thistle
Foliate branches
Meandering
Dots
Period/Style
Arts and Crafts
Floral Trail
Form
Unused
Pattern Name
Double Bough
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 30 3/8, print width 20 7/8 (inches)

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