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Bolster covered with furnishing fabric: "Tulip"

English
Design registered 1875
Designed by William Morris (English, 1834–1896), Manufactured by Thomas Wardle, Leek (English), For Morris & Co. (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

61 x 14 cm (24 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

45.822d

Medium or Technique

Block -printed cotton plain weave (chintz); cotton(?) stuffing

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

One of two bolsters covered with the “tulip” chintz designed by William Morris and produced by Thomas Wardle at Leek. Woodblock printed in two shades of blue and in tan against a cream ground.

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman; Gift to the MFA, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman