Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1864-1916

GUSN

GUSN-177188

Description

Unused samplle. "Trellis" pattern with a thorny rose branch climbing up and in and out of the trellis. Birds are perched on the branch and trellis. Printed in two greens, mustard yellow, two blues, red, pink, grey and brown on a white ground. Straight match.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Trellis

Additional Identification Number

1940

People and Organizations

A.H. Davenport/Irving & Casson

Maker

Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

49 5/8 x 22 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1981.134

Reference Notes

Omar & Hamilton, no. 1065, pg. 363 and 371. Lynn, pl. 82, pg. 345.

Date

1864-1916 (1st pattern designed by William Morris in 1862, but not issued until 1864.)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

White

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

trellis
rose branch
birds
butterflies