Sample of Wallpaper

Scope and Content

Rectangular sample of a William Morris design wallpaper, with a stylised seaweed or foliage design in cream outlined in dark blue, with smaller simple leaf and flower designs, also outlined in blue, against a blue 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

Slight scratching and shiny abrasions to the surface in places. Not noticeable. Production method: handblock printed. Production date : 1970s.

Related Material

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