Design for Christening mittens with pinks and butterflies

Details

  • Title

    Design for Christening mittens with pinks and butterflies

  • Artist/maker

    May Morris (1862 - 1938)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1900
  • Material and technique

    black ink over graphite with some red chalk on cream laid writing paper, pricked for transfer

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 20 x 12.5 cm (height x width)
    image 8.6 x 7.2 cm max. (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1941.

  • Museum location

    Western Art Print Room

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1941.108.41

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Further reading

Palmer, Caroline, ‘Picking up the thread: exploring the designs of May Morris in the Ashmolean Museum’, The Journal of the Decorative Arts Society number 42, (2018), illus. p. 135 fig. 15

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