Acanthus (Formerly a Furnishing Textile) from the John J. Glessner House, Chicago

A work made of cotton, twill weave with supplementary pile wefts forming cut "velveteen"; block printed.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of cotton, twill weave with supplementary pile wefts forming cut "velveteen"; block printed.

Date:

1876 (produced 1887/1917)

Artist:

Designed by William Morris (English, 1834–1896)
Produced by Morris & Company, 1875–1940
Printed by Hencroft Dye Works
England, Staffordshire, Leek

About this artwork

Currently Off View

Textiles

Artist

William Morris

Title

Acanthus (Formerly a Furnishing Textile) from the John J. Glessner House, Chicago

Origin

England

Date

1887

Medium

Cotton, twill weave with supplementary pile wefts forming cut "velveteen"; block printed

Dimensions

32.9 × 68.3 cm (12 7/8 × 26 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Chicago Architecture Foundation

Reference Number

1978.192

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share