Kate Faulkner

Image shows a floral wallpaper with mallow and other wildflowers printed in blue on an off-white ground. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
Mellow Mallows
This beautiful sidewall was one of several designed by Kate Faulkner in the 1880s for the wallpaper company Jeffrey & Co. A member of the Arts and Crafts Movement, her pattern reflects the movement’s interest in simple yet pleasing color schemes and motifs drawn from native British wildflowers. These qualities are also typical of Faulkner’s...