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Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887

This is a Page from sample book. It was designed by Morris & Co. and manufactured by Jeffrey & Company. It is dated 1887 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is block printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

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

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

  • Borders (USA), 1900
  • 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

Page From Sample Book, Morris and Co., 1887; Designed by Morris & Co. (United Kingdom); England; block printed on 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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