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1985

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Curtain, Peacock and Dragon

This is a Curtain. It was designed by William Morris. We acquired it in 1985. Its medium is wool and its technique is twill with three wefts: dark and light blue used throughout and orange plusolive green in bands. the twill has two binding sequences; 1 z 3 on front and a 1 z 7 on back, producing diagonal ribs. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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Curtain, Peacock and Dragon; Designed by William Morris (British, 1834–1896); England; wool; 1985-87-1

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