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Honeysuckle

Furnishing Fabric
1876 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Furnishing fabric of block-printed silk. With a complex pattern showing a large-scale turn-over repeat. In yellow, orange, pink, green and blue.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Block-printed silk
Brief Description
Furnishing fabric 'Honeysuckle' of block-printed silk, designed by William Morris, made for Morris & Co. by Thomas Wardle, Leek, 1876
Physical Description
Furnishing fabric of block-printed silk. With a complex pattern showing a large-scale turn-over repeat. In yellow, orange, pink, green and blue.
Dimensions
  • Height: 49.5cm
  • Width: 99cm
  • Width: 39in
  • Height: 19.5in
Style
Object history
This experimental silk was acquired by the South Kensington Museum directly from the 1878 Paris Exposition, where it was exhibited by Wardle in the Indian section under his name.
Production
AP 51 - 1879 (4); Registered 11 October 1876.
Subject depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Parry, Linda, ed. William Morris. London: Philip Wilson Publishers Limited, 1996. 384 p., ill. ISBN 0856674419
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.491-1965

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record createdJanuary 20, 2004
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