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Scroll

Wallpaper
ca. 1872 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

'Scroll' wallpaper pattern, floral design with pale coloured flowers and underlay of 'Branch' pattern (E.467-1919) in green-grey and white; 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).


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
colour block print on paper
Brief Description
'Scroll' wallpaper pattern, floral design with pale coloured flowers and underlay of 'Branch' pattern (E.467-1919) in grey and white; Print on paper; Published by Morris & Co.; Printed by Jeffrey & Co.; Part of a pattern book of Morris & Co. patterns (E.633-858-1915); England; ca. 1872.
Physical Description
'Scroll' wallpaper pattern, floral design with pale coloured flowers and underlay of 'Branch' pattern (E.467-1919) in green-grey and white; 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).
Dimensions
  • Size of volume height: 84.7cm
  • Size of volume width: 66.7cm
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.
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
Scroll 207 (Inscribed on the back in ink with title, number and price.)
Credit line
Given by Mr Allan F. Vigers
Object history
Given by Mr Allan F. Vigers.
Production
Part of a pattern book.

Underlay of design is 'Branch' (E.467-1919).
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.
  • Greysmith, Brenda. Wallpaper. London, 1976.
  • Clark, Fiona. William Morris Wallpapers and Chintzes. New York. 1973.
  • 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.639-1915

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record createdJune 16, 2009
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