Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1903

GUSN

GUSN-293333

Description

Two fragments of William Morris & Co. wallpaper titled "Blackberry." Open, trailing floral vine pattern featuring thorny vine with leaves and pink flowers. Block-printed in three greens, pink, peach, light red, yellow on cream ground. Designed by J. H. Dearle in 1903.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
floral patterns
Wallpaper

Inscription

"MORRIS & Co BLACKBERRY" (printed)

Pattern

Blackberry

Maker

William Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)
Dearle, J. H. (Designer)

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

29 x 22 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1169AB

Date

1903 (Year pattern was designed.)

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]
England

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Vine
Thorns
flowers
Leaves

Period/Style

Arts and Crafts