Sample of furnishing fabric: "Acanthus"

English
Design registered 1879
Designed by William Morris (English, 1834–1896), Woven by Morris & Co. (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

66 x 61.5 cm (26 x 24 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.10

Medium or Technique

Wool damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

One repeat, selvedge at left, hemmed on three sides. Symmetrical floral design with large curving leaves. Paper tag attached: “Morris & Company, Art Workers Ltd. 17, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London W1. No. 0/1896, Name: Mohair, width 52 inches, price dyed to this shade 24/6 yard”

Provenance

Cora Ginsburg, Inc., New York; Purchased by the MFA, 1976

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund