Design for the 'Kelmscott' bedspread: fish motif with small bird sketch below

Details

  • Title

    Design for the 'Kelmscott' bedspread: fish motif with small bird sketch below

  • Artist/maker

    May Morris (1862 - 1938)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1910
  • Material and technique

    graphite and black ink, pounced with black chalk, on tracing paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    max. 32.4 x 11.9 cm irregular (height x width)
    max. 28.9 x 12 cm irregular (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1941.

  • Museum location

    Western Art Print Room

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1941.108.66

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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. 128 no. 9

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