Pair of Late 19th Century Velveteen Panels

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About this piece

'Cherwell' pattern. Designed by John Henry Dearle for William Morris.

Two tall panels.

Dearle's 'Cherwell' Design, a pattern derived from 17th century velvets that Morris had introduced, is comprised of diagonal elements so they remain attractive when gathered or pulled back.

'Cherwell' was designed in 1887 as a wood block print on velveteen and when later applied in 1890 to wallpaper became known as 'Double Bough.'


H 236.5 cm x W 60 cm
H 93" x W 23½"

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