Sample of furnishing fabric: "Swivel"

English
Designed 1877
Designed by William Morris (English, 1834–1896), For Morris & Co. (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

55.5 x 60 cm (21 7/8 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.12

Medium or Technique

Wool double cloth

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Maroon and rust wool sample. One repeat, selvedge at right. Other three sides hemmed. Symmetrical floral design recalling elements of Renaissance patterns. Small fragment machine sewn to one edge showing same design in green and blue. Original Morris & Co. paper tag attached.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund