Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-293306

Description

Rolled fragment of William Morris & Co. wallpaper titled "Double Bough." All-over floral pattern of large meandering foliate branches, stylized thistle, chrysanthemums, and other flowers on background of dots. Block-printed in two greens, two blues, two pinks, two yellows and black on light blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"MORRIS & COMPANY" (printed)

Pattern

Double Bough

Maker

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

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

40 1/2 x 22 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1168

Date

1890 (Date of design.)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]
England

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Lt. Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Chysanthemums
Thistle
Foliate branches
Meandering
Dots

Period/Style

Arts and Crafts
Floral Trail