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Snakeshead

A work made of cotton, plain weave; block printed.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; block printed.

Date:

Designed 1876 (produced 1925/40)

Artist:

Designed by William Morris (English, 1834–1896)
Produced by Morris & Company, Decorators Ltd., 1925–1940, formerly Morris & Company, 1875–1905
Printed by Hencroft Dye Works
England, Staffordshire, Leek

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

William Morris (Designer)

Title

Snakeshead

Origin

London

Date

Patented 1876

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; block printed

Dimensions

70.4 × 97.7 cm (27 5/8 × 38 1/2 in.) Repeat: 32.2 × 21.5 cm (12 3/4 × 8 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Theodore D. Tieken

Reference Number

1972.395

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