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Iris and Pomegranate

Wallpaper
1891 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Portion of 'Iris and Pomegranate' wallpaper frieze, featuring a stylized iris flower trefoil motif, ribbon and stylized pomegranate fruit, with a border of a running ribbon and beading design, in shades of orange and (?)brown; Colour woodblock print on paper.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour woodblock print on paper
Brief Description
Portion of 'Iris and Pomegranate' wallpaper frieze, featuring a stylized iris flower trefoil motif, ribbon and stylized pomegranate fruit, with a border of a running ribbon and beading design, in shades of orange and (?)brown; Designed by Walter Crane; Colour woodblock print on paper; Intended for use with 'Cockatoo' wallpaper (E.4017,4018-1915); Produced by Jeffrey & Co.; England; 1891.
Physical Description
Portion of 'Iris and Pomegranate' wallpaper frieze, featuring a stylized iris flower trefoil motif, ribbon and stylized pomegranate fruit, with a border of a running ribbon and beading design, in shades of orange and (?)brown; Colour woodblock print on paper.
Dimensions
  • Height: 45.7cm
  • Width: 50.8cm
Dimensions from: Oman, Charles C., and Hamilton, Jean. Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Publications, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982.
Credit line
Given by Mr Emslie John Horniman
Object history
Given by Mr Emslie John Horniman.

This frieze was intended for use with the 'Cockatoo' wallpaper (E.4017,4018-1915).
Subjects depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic References
  • Oman, Charles C., and Hamilton, Jean. Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Publications, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982.
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1915, London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1916.
Collection
Accession Number
E.4025-1915

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record createdApril 15, 2009
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