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Chrysanthemum

Wallpaper
1877 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Fragment of 'Chrysanthemum' wallpaper, a design of chrysanthemum flowers facing upwards to the left and right in alternate 'rows', with smaller foliage; Colour woodblock print, on paper.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour woodblock print, on paper
Brief Description
Fragment of 'Chrysanthemum' wallpaper, a design of chrysanthemum flowers facing upwards to the left and right in alternate 'rows', with smaller foliage; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Designed by William Morris; Printed by Jeffrey & Co. for Morris & Co.; Hung at 'Greenfields', near Manchester; England; 1877.
Physical Description
Fragment of 'Chrysanthemum' wallpaper, a design of chrysanthemum flowers facing upwards to the left and right in alternate 'rows', with smaller foliage; Colour woodblock print, on paper.
Dimensions
  • Height: 45.7cm
  • Width: 34.3cm
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
Credit line
Given by Mrs J. M. Weekes
Object history
Given by Mrs J. M. Weekes.

Provenance of paper; 'Greenfields', near Manchester.
Production
Provenance of paper; 'Greenfields', near Manchester.
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.
  • Parry, Linda, ed. William Morris London : Philip Wilson in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1996. Published to coincide with an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 9 May-1 Sept. 1996.
Collection
Accession Number
E.350-1972

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