Wheeler, Candace

Wheeler, Candace

(1827–1923) designer; born in Delhi, N.Y. Founder of the Society of Decorative Art (1877), she designed textiles and wallpaper for the decorative collaborative, Associated Artists, which she headed from 1893 to 1907.
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