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Silver Studio; manufactured by Wylie & Lochhead, 1891

An Art Nouveau design for wallpaper featuring a flower in the fashionable aesthetic colours of the period. The design is by the Silver Studio and was sold to Wylie & Lochead in 1891. Note particularly the top right design which was for Wylie & Lochead's famous 'Rokesley Poppy' paper. This type of wallpaper pattern was very popular in smart middle-class drawing-rooms in the early 90s. A similar design was produced by Voysey - 'The Tokyo' wallpaper.

Object Number

SD4831A

watercolour on cartridge paper


height: 105mm
width: 105mm

Further Reading

"Art Nouveau Designs from the Silver Studio Collection, 1885-1910, Glasgow 1986" mounted with SD4824A, SD4790A and SD4863A

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