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designed by Silver, Arthur,
Silver Studio; G.W. Oldland, 1892

This is a small design for a rug by Arhur Silver for the Silver Studio in 1892. The design features a chinoiserie pattern of chrysanthemums, cherry blossom and bamboo, in pale blue, ochre, reds, pink and green, on a fawn ground.

Object Number

SD8852

Watercolour and pencil on heavy paper.


height: 350mm
width: 230mm

Further Reading

Hendon, Zoe. Japantastic: Japanese-Inspired Patterns for the British Home, 1880-1930. Blurb.com, 2010.

Katagami Style , Mabuchii, Akiko; Takagi, Yoko; Nagasaki, Iwao, Ikeda, Yuko Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Mie Prefectural Art Museum; Nikkei Inc.,2012

Katagami Style [English language], Mabuchii, Akiko; Takagi, Yoko; Nagasaki, Iwao, Ikeda, Yuko: Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Mie Prefectural Art Museum; Nikkei Inc.;

Hendon, Zoe. The Silver Studio and the Art of Japan, Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture, 2013

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