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Anemone

Wallpaper
late 19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This comes form an undated pattern book issued by Morris & Co. Many of Morris & Co.'s later wallpapers were designed by J. H. Dearle, and by other designers employed by the company, working in the style of the socialist painter, designer and poet William Morris (1834-1896).


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
colour block print on paper
Brief Description
Specimen of 'Anemone' wallpaper, stems of green scalloped leaves and yellow anemone flowers, on a pale ground; Colour machine print, on paper; Designed by William Morris; Published by Morris & Co.; Printed by Jeffrey & Co.; Part of a pattern book of Morris & Co. patterns (E.633-858-1915); England; Late 19th century.
Physical Description
Specimen of 'Anemone' wallpaper, stems of green scalloped leaves and yellow anemone flowers, on a pale ground; Colour machine print, on paper; Inscribed on the back in ink with title, number and price.

Part of a pattern book.
Dimensions
  • Size of volume height: 84.7cm
  • Size of volume width: 66.7cm
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 Mr Allan F. Vigers
Object history
Given by Mr Allan F. Vigers.
Production
Part of a pattern book of Morris & Co. patterns (E.633-858-1915).
Subjects depicted
Summary
This comes form an undated pattern book issued by Morris & Co. Many of Morris & Co.'s later wallpapers were designed by J. H. Dearle, and by other designers employed by the company, working in the style of the socialist painter, designer and poet William Morris (1834-1896).
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.
  • Greysmith, Brenda. Wallpaper. London, 1976.
  • Clark, Fiona. William Morris Wallpapers and Chintzes. New York. 1973.
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1915, London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1916.
Collection
Accession Number
E.734-1915

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record createdJune 12, 2009
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