Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-177186

Description

Unused sample of William Morris wallpaper in the "Double Bough" design. Allover, large and dense flowers and foliage on a dotted background. Printed in three greens, two pinks, two yellows, two blues, and brown on light green ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Double Bough

Additional Identification Number

1953

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Maker

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

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

39 7/8 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.147

Reference Notes

Omar & Hamilton, p. 376 "Wallpaper in New England," fig. 68.2 (rear cover), p. 240

Date

1890 (Paper designed in 1890.)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Green

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

dense
large flowers and foliage
dotted background