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U984.44.2
Artist / Maker : William Morris and Company
Title : Paired Peacocks and Dragons Drapery
Date (Execution) : designed 1878
Geographical Origin : England
Cultural Group : British
Style / Period : Arts and Crafts
Medium / Material  : Wool
Support / Technique : woven
Object Type : swatches
Visual Description : This was one of Morris' most popular designs. Large pattern repeats. Length 112.8 cm x 96.3 cm fabric woven two repeats wide. Fabric width 175.2. Pattern consists of paired peacocks and paired dragons as central design, flowers and leaves fill rest of area. Design inspired by medieval woven silks of Sicily and N. Italy (Earthly Paradise, p. 10)
Accession # : U984.44.2
Width (cm) : 170.50
Height (cm) : 222.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of Edmund N. Parker
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