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Wallpaper - Marigold

Marigold

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1875 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
    Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)
    Morris & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Morris & Co.

  • Museum number:

    E.483-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DW, shelf 57, box A

Physical description

'Marigold' wallpaper pattern, floral design of marigold flowers and foliage, on a dark ground; Print on paper; Inscribed on the back in ink with title, number and price.
Part of Volume 1, a pattern book containing 25 Morris & Co. patterns from 1862-81 (E.441-529-1919).

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1875 (designed)

Artist/maker

Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturer)
Morris & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on the back in ink with title, number and price.

Dimensions

Height: 68.5 cm size of volume, Width: 53.3 cm size of volume

Object history note

Given by Morris & Co.

Descriptive line

'Marigold' wallpaper pattern, floral design of marigold flowers and foliage, on a dark ground; Print on paper; Inscribed on the back in ink with title, number and price; William Morris; Part of 'Volume 1', a pattern book containing 25 Morris & Co. patterns from 1862-81 (E.441-529-1919); England; 1875.

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

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.
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 & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Production Note

Within pattern book Volume 1 (1862-81).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Floral pattern; All-over pattern; Marigold

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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