This is a trail piece for the Centruy Guild's 'Rose Tree and Butterfly' wallpaper. In the finished version (see B29a) the butterflies are in a slightly different position, indicating that they were carved from a seperate block and applied to the design later.


  • Title: 'Rose Tree and Butterfly' wallpaper
  • Creator: Century Guild, Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo
  • Date Created: 1880s
  • Type: wallpaper
  • Rights: © William Morris Gallery, London Borough of Waltham Forest
  • Physical Dimensions: 24 x 55.5 cm
  • Object Number: B29b
  • Medium: Block-printed on paper
  • Credit line: Mackmurdo bequest, 1942

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