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Furnishing fabric - Oak

Oak

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1881 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
    Merton Abbey Workshop (maker)
    Morris & Co. (retailer)
    J.O. Nicholson (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand- and power-loom jacquard-woven silk damask

  • Credit Line:

    Given by May Morris

  • Museum number:

    T.74-1919

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

This proved to be an extremely popular design, used for a diversity of purposes.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1881 (designed)

Artist/maker

Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
Merton Abbey Workshop (maker)
Morris & Co. (retailer)
J.O. Nicholson (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hand- and power-loom jacquard-woven silk damask

Marks and inscriptions

Dimensions

Height: 270.5 cm, Width: 53.3 cm

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric designed by William Morris 1881 and manufactured by J.O. Nicholson, Macclesfield and at Merton Abbey.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Parry, Linda, ed. William Morris. London: Philip Wilson Publishers Limited, 1996. 384 p., ill. ISBN 0856674419

Subjects depicted

Tree, Oak

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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