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Sidewall - Sample, Daisy

This is a Sidewall - sample. It was designed by William Morris and manufactured by Jeffrey & Company and made for Morris & Co.. It is dated 1888 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is block-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition Fund.

  • Border (France)
  • block-printed.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-69
  • Sidewall, Macaw
  • block-printed paper, embossed.
  • Gift of Edna de Frise.
  • 1953-141-9

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

  • Frieze (USA)
  • machine-printed.
  • Gift of Mrs. V.C. Berntgen.
  • 1962-65-9
  • Borders (USA)
  • machine-printed paper, apllied mica flakes.
  • Gift of Mrs. V.C. Berntgen.
  • 1962-65-8

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 27 x 37.5 x 6 cm (10 5/8 x 14 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Embossed in gold lettering on cover: "Morris & Company/ 449 Oxford Street". Printed in ink on verso, the name and cost of each sample.

Cite this object as

Sidewall - Sample, Daisy; Designed by William Morris (British, 1834–1896); England; block-printed paper; H x W x D: 27 x 37.5 x 6 cm (10 5/8 x 14 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition Fund; 1980-46-1-1

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