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Mallow

Wallpaper
1879 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Specimen of 'Mallow' wallpaper, a floral pattern of (?)mallow flowers and foliage; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Inscribed on the back in ink with title, number and price.
Part of a pattern book.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
colour block print on paper
Brief Description
Specimen of 'Mallow' wallpaper, a floral pattern of (?)mallow flowers and foliage; Colour woodblock print, on paper; Designed by Kate Faulkner; Published by Morris & Co.; Printed by Jeffrey & Co.; Part of a pattern book of Morris & Co. patterns (E.633-858-1915); England; 1879.
Physical Description
Specimen of 'Mallow' wallpaper, a floral pattern of (?)mallow flowers and foliage; Colour woodblock 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
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
(Inscribed on the back in ink with title, number and price.)
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
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.
  • Clark, Fiona. William Morris Wallpapers and Chintzes. New York. 1973.
  • Greysmith, Brenda. Wallpaper. London, 1976.
  • 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.811-1915

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record createdJune 15, 2009
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