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Window Hanging, One of Pair

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Hand-dyed woolen yarns
  • Place Made: London, England
  • DATES Designed 1878
    DIMENSIONS a: 61 × 71 in. (154.9 × 180.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Window Hanging, One of Pair. Hand woven in damask weave, woolen yarns hand dyed in 2 tones of blue, cream, salmom, and light green .Pattern known as "Bird". Motif incorporates 2 pairs of birds surrounding a stylized foliate ground. Fabric is sewn into curtains with a faded blue cotton backing and rings. CONDITION - Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION William Morris (English, 1834–1896). Window Hanging, One of Pair, Designed 1878. Hand-dyed woolen yarns, a: 61 × 71 in. (154.9 × 180.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 70.139a. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.70.139a-b.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.70.139a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 1/6/2011
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