Osborne Little Derwent W5796-05
Osborne Little Derwent W5796-05 features ornamental Koi Carp in a swirling blue pool. This oriental style wallpaper is named after the forest and River Derwent in West Cumbria.
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- Wallpaper type: Washable
- Roll size: 10 x 52cm (11 yds x 20½ inches)
- Repeat: 61cm (24ins.)
A Brief History of Koi
Koi, or Nishikigoi (Cyprinus carpio), are descendants of the common carp. In nature they are brown, but through selective breeding by the Japanese, numerous colours and patterns were developed. In the 17th century Chinese rice farmers began keeping carp in their rice paddies. This practice found its way to Japan.