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U996.2.1
Artist / Maker : William Morris and Company
Title : Golden Bough (tablecloth)
Date (Execution) : 1887
Geographical Origin : England, United Kingdom
Cultural Group : English
Style / Period : Arts and Crafts
Medium / Material  : Linen; silk; dye
Support / Technique : woven
Object Type : tablecloth
Visual Description : Square woven tablecloth with floral and leaf designs in copper, gold, and pale blue silk on a beige linen background. The original design for this textile is in the City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham, England. Originally woven in four different colourings, this pattern proved very popular for church furnishings. It is known to have been used in a number of large schemes, including Stanmore Hall, Middlesex, a commission which Morris & Co. completed between 1887-1888.
Accession # : U996.2.1
Width (cm) : 126.20
Height (cm) : 126.30
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of Edmund N. Parker
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