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Mallow

  • Object:

    Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1879 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Faulkner, Kate (designer)
    Morris & Co. (publisher)
    Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour block print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Allan F. Vigers

  • Museum number:

    E.811-1915

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2D, shelf DR105, box WM8B

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.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1879 (made)

Artist/maker

Faulkner, Kate (designer)
Morris & Co. (publisher)
Jeffrey & Co. (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

colour block print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on the back in ink with title, number and price.

Dimensions

Height: 84.7 cm size of volume, Width: 66.7 cm size of volume

Object history note

Given by Mr Allan F. Vigers.

Descriptive line

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.

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.
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.

Production Note

Part of a pattern book of Morris & Co. patterns (E.633-858-1915).

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Block printing

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Floral pattern

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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