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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1941

  • We acquired this object.

1991

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2021

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Sidewall, Acanthus, ca. 1925

This is a Sidewall. It was designed by William Morris. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is block-printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Gift of Robert W. Friedel.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 64 x 57.3 cm (25 3/16 x 22 9/16 in.) H x W (b): 69.2 x 57.5 cm (27 1/4 x 22 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in right selvedge: Manufacturer's logo and Morris & Co.

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Acanthus, ca. 1925; Designed by William Morris (British, 1834–1896); England; block-printed on paper; H x W (a): 64 x 57.3 cm (25 3/16 x 22 9/16 in.) H x W (b): 69.2 x 57.5 cm (27 1/4 x 22 5/8 in.); Gift of Robert W. Friedel; 1941-74-20-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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