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Daffodil

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1955 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dearle, John Henry, born 1860 - died 1932 (designer)
    Morris & Co. (publisher)
    Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd. (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1419-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2D, shelf DR106, box WM8

Physical description

Portion of 'Daffodil' wallpaper, an almost symmetrical formal, floral pattern with green foliage and yellow daffodil flowers, with an underlay of a blue all-over foliate pattern, on a pale ground; Print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

ca. 1955 (printed)

Artist/maker

Dearle, John Henry, born 1860 - died 1932 (designer)
Morris & Co. (publisher)
Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd. (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Print on paper

Descriptive line

Portion of 'Daffodil' wallpaper, an almost symmetrical formal, floral pattern with green foliage and yellow daffodil flowers, with an underlay of a blue all-over foliate pattern, on a pale ground; Print on paper; Designed by John Henry Dearle; Produced by Morris & Co.; Reprinted by Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd.; England; ca. 1955.

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.

Production Note

This is paper is one of a number of reprints of Morris & Co. designs produced by Arthur Sanderson & Son Ltd. ca. 1955 (E.1401-1432-1979).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Leaves (plant materials); Daffodil; Flowers; Floral pattern; Foliation (pattern)

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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