Sample of Wallpaper

Scope and Content

Rectangular sample of a William Morris design wallpaper, with a large stylised double headed flower, and part of a leaf visible, in cream outlined in greeny brown, and smaller simple leaf and flower designs in white also outlined in greenish brown, against an olive green background. The reverse is printed with manufacturer's details.

Note: the sample was collected by Elizabeth Masterman as part of research for her book on May Morris.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Very slight shiny abrasions / scratching to the surface, not noticeable. Production method: handblock printed. Production date : 1970s

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