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Sample of furnishing fabric: "Acanthus"

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One repeat, selvedge at left, hemmed on three sides. Symmetrical floral design with large curving leaves. Paper tag attached: "Morris & Company, Art Workers Ltd. 17, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London W1. No. 0/1896, Name: Mohair, width 52 inches, price dyed to this shade 24/6...

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Provenance

Cora Ginsburg, Inc., New York; Purchased by the MFA, 1976

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

English, Design registered 1879

Object Place

England

Dimensions

66 x 61.5 cm (26 x 24 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.10

Medium or Technique

Wool damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles