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Iris

Wallpaper
ca. 1887 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Specimen of 'Iris' wallpaper, a design featuring small birds amongst iris plants, with green leaves and blue and pink flowers, entwined with other foliage, on a dark-blue ground; Print on paper.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Print on paper
Brief description
Specimen of 'Iris' wallpaper, a design featuring small birds amongst iris plants, with green leaves and blue and pink flowers, entwined with other foliage, on a dark-blue ground; Print on paper; Designed by John Henry Dearle; Published by Morris & Co.; Printed by Jeffrey & Co.; England; ca. 1887.
Physical description
Specimen of 'Iris' wallpaper, a design featuring small birds amongst iris plants, with green leaves and blue and pink flowers, entwined with other foliage, on a dark-blue ground; Print on paper.
Style
Credit line
Given by Sydney Vacher
Object history
Given by Mr Sydney Vacher.
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 1913, London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914
Collection
Accession number
E.2220-1913

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Record createdJune 19, 2009
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