There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1941

  • We acquired this object.

2004

2015

2017

2020

  • You found it!

Dado (England), 1880

This is a Dado. It was designed by Christopher Dresser. It is dated 1880 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is block-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Wilmer Moore. It is credited Gift of Wilmer Moore.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40 x 75.5 cm (15 3/4 x 29 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in margin: "DR. DRESSER: INV."

Cite this object as

Dado (England), 1880; Designed by Christopher Dresser (British, 1834–1904); block-printed paper; H x W: 40 x 75.5 cm (15 3/4 x 29 3/4 in.); Gift of Wilmer Moore; 1941-17-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Shock of the Old: Christopher Dresser.

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18562505/ |title=Dado (England), 1880 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 September 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>