Historical information

The Villa Alba Museum is cultural institution committed to the collection, study and display of 19th century interior decorative finishes, and the components of 19th and 20th century interior decoration. The Museum's Decorative Arts & Design collection includes items that provide a local, statewide, national and international context for the development of interior decoration and design in Melbourne. These include artefacts (wallpapers, textiles, carpet samples), furnishings, printed materials (catalogues, books, periodicals), and pictures (photographs).

Physical description

Original Morris & Co wallpaper, though not designed by Morris. Important example of an older design. Pattern called "Oak Tree Morris".