Design for Wallpaper or Textile of Daisy-Type Flower with Repeat

Unknownca. 1860

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Carefully drawn study, in black and white, of daisy-type flower (perhaps rudbekia or coreopsis). One plant spray placed in upper middle of sheet, with frontal view of flower upper center and profile views of flowers to left and right. Second flower spray is beneath with flowers placed left and right. Lightly sketched partial views of flower indicating repeat on upper and lower edges. Full repeat marked on four sides in ruled graphite lines, with ruled graphite lines also marking centers vertically and horizontally.


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