Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885

GUSN

GUSN-293297

Description

Rolled fragment of William Morris & Co. wallpaper titled "Horn Poppy." All-over floral pattern of stylized poppies on meandering stems against dot background. Block-printed in peach, coral and brick red on cream ground. Designed by Mary Morris in 1885.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Morris & Co." (printed)

Pattern

Horn Poppy

Maker

William Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, Mary (May), Mrs.

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

28 1/2 x 23 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1166

Date

1885 (Year of design.)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Poppies
Floral trail

Period/Style

Arts and Crafts
Floral