William Morris for Morris & Company
'Poppy' or 'Wreath' a Wallpaper Design with poppies and acanthus flowers, circa 1880
gouache on paper over pencil and crayon, inscribed with colour instructions in the artist's hand '4004 Wreath wallpaper' and 'print on brass, no.18'; the reverse with 'Wreath no. 24, Morris and Co., Merton Abbey Works, Surrey' and 'Morris 17 George Street, Hanover Square, London, W1' and in pencil 'wallpaper portfolio'
68 x 53cm