Sample of Wallpaper

Scope and Content

Rectangular sample of a William Morris design wallpaper, of orange and yellow honeysuckle and olive green leaves, on a white background. Only part of the repeat is visible. The sample is mainly taken up by one flower. The reverse is printed with manufacturer's details. There is a manuscript note on the front.

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

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The sample has been written on. There are some shiny abrasions to the surface. Production method: handblock printed.

Production date : 1970s.

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