Sample of furnishing fabric (one of four of same pattern)

English
Early 20th century
After William Morris (English, 1834–1896), Printed by Morris & Co. (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

50.5 x 101 cm (19 7/8 x 39 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.15

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small-scale floral design, perhaps adapted from Morris designs of the 1880’s such as “Even lode” or the background of “Medway” and issued after Morris’s death. All four samples are full loom widths, in red (.15), blue (.16), Greenish blue (.17), and green (.18).

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund