Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1885

GUSN

GUSN-293305

Description

Rolled fragment of William Morris & Co. wallpaper titled "Fritillary." All-over floral pattern of stylized flowers and meandering foliate stems on a dot background. Block-printed in red-brown coral on pink ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"MORRIS & Co" (printed)

Pattern

Fritillary

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

William Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)
Morris, William, 1834-1896 (Designer)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

40 1/4 x 20 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1167

Date

1885 (Date of design.)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]
England

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Pink

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized flowers
Tulips
Meandering
Leaves

Period/Style

Arts and Crafts
Floral Trail