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Fragments. William Morris "Sunflower" pattern. Lush design of sunflowers, meandering vines and grape clusters. Printed in burnt sienna on a metallic gold embossed ground.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson
Jeffrey & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William (Designer)
26 3/4 x 22 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Ellis, Sr.
for illustration of design see: Oman and Hamilton, "Wallpapers," p. 373, fig. 1065. "Elegant late nineteenth century wallpapers," Antiques Magazine, Aug. 1982, p. III. Lynn, "Wallpaper in America," pg. 372, fig. 16-7. MET, "Pursuit of Beauty," fig. 3.
1879 (Pattern designed in 1879.)
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Title Accession Number 1981.125b
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.124