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Acanthus

A work made of cotton, twill weave with supplementary pile wefts forming cut "velveteen"; block printed.
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  • A work made of cotton, twill weave with supplementary pile wefts forming cut "velveteen"; block printed.

Date:

Design 1876, made 1877–1917

Artist:

Designed by William Morris (English, 1834–1896)
Produced by Morris & Co., London (English, 1875–1940)
Wardle & Co., Bridgnorth (English, 1875-1930)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artists

William Morris (Designer) , Morris & Co. (Producer) , Wardle & Co. (Printer)

Title

Acanthus

Places

London (Object made in), Prairie Avenue, 1800 South (Object made for), England (Object made in), Staffordshire (Object made in), Great Britain (Object made in)

Dates

Made 1877-1917 , Copyrighted 1876

Medium

Cotton, twill weave with supplementary pile wefts forming cut "velveteen"; block printed

Inscriptions

Selvedge (left): MORRIS & COMPANY 449 OXFORD STREET

Dimensions

32.9 × 68.3 cm (12 7/8 × 26 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Chicago Architecture Foundation

Reference Number

1978.192

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