Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1879

GUSN

GUSN-177185

Description

Unused fragment. Composed of vertical stems with three flowers (in the center) surrounded by acorns and overlapping leaves on branches. Printed in green on gold ground. Lacquered and embossed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Acorn

Additional Identification Number

1912

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Maker

Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

9 7/8 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.

Accession Number

1981.102

Reference Notes

"Wallpapers," Victoria and Albert Museum cataglogue, fig. 1065, pg. 373.

Date

1879 (Designed and registered in 1879.)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Gold

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Paper Finish

Embossed
Lacquered

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

acorns
oak leaves
branches
flowers

Period/Style

Aesthetic