Sample of Wallpaper

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7MMO/1/115
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 CM Object/ 7/MMO/1/115
  • Dates of Creation
      1970s
  • Physical Description
      1 object

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

Very slight scratching to the surface in the top right quarter. Production method: handblock printed on paper. Production date : 1970s.

Related Material

7/YYY7/113-114, 7/YYY7/116-120.