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Almond Blossom and Wallflower

Wallpaper Design
1878 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Design for a wallpaper depicting almond blossom and wallflowers on a ground of patterned squares and rectangles.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Gouache on paper
Brief Description
Design for the wallpaper 'Almond Blossom and Wallflower', depicting almond blossom and wallflowers on a ground of patterned squares and rectangles; designed by Walter Crane; gouache on paper, England, 1878.
Physical Description
Design for a wallpaper depicting almond blossom and wallflowers on a ground of patterned squares and rectangles.
Dimensions
  • Height: 37.8cm
  • Width: 53.3cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.
Production typeDesign
Credit line
Given by the Guildhall Library
Object history
The frieze 'Almond Blossom and Swallow' (E.4037, 4038-1915) was designed for use with this filling.
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 & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.
  • 2043Katagami Style Exhibition catalogue, 2012
Collection
Accession Number
E.641-1952

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record createdApril 14, 2009
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