Rose

Design
1883 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Registered on 8 December, 1883, this is one of only three printed textile patterns in which Morris depicted birds. He had claimed in a letter to Thomas Wardle dated 25 March, 1877 that he was studying birds to put into his next design.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil, pen and ink, watercolour on paper
Brief Description
Design for Rose printed textile by William Morris, 1883.
Physical Description
Pencil, pen and ink and watercolour drawing on paper
Dimensions
  • Length: 90.6cm
  • Width: 66.3cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'Chintz', 'Cherwell [crossed out] / Rose' [and with other notes]
Credit line
Purchased with Art Fund support and assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, and the Friends of the V&A
Subjects depicted
Summary
Registered on 8 December, 1883, this is one of only three printed textile patterns in which Morris depicted birds. He had claimed in a letter to Thomas Wardle dated 25 March, 1877 that he was studying birds to put into his next design.
Bibliographic Reference
Parry, Linda, ed. William Morris. London: Philip Wilson Publishers Limited, 1996. 384 p., ill. ISBN 0856674419
Collection
Accession Number
E.1075-1988

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record createdJanuary 14, 2004
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