Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1877

GUSN

GUSN-103540

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Stylized scrolling acanthus leaves and apples. Printed in two blues and red on a cream ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Inscription

Selvedge: "MORRIS & CO."
Reverse: "SLATER MEMORIAL MUSEUM / NORWICH, CONN. / 270.3" [in pencil] "Apple 97 / WM MORRIS" [in pencil] "Same as 1935-23-16" [in pen] "1941-74-8B" (Printed, stamp and written)

Pattern

Apple

Additional Identification Number

3268

Related Items

Title 2008.6.99 Accession Number 2008.6.1

Maker

Morris, William (Designer)
Morris & Co (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

England, London, England (origin); Norwich, CT (use)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

9 1/4 in x 23 3/4 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Slater Memorial Museum

Accession Number

2008.6.62

Reference Notes

Illustrated in "Wallpapers an International History and Illustrated Survey," p. 373, fig. 1065.

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Form

unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Apple

Period/Style

Arts and Crafts
Floral