Cray Printed Cotton

This was Morris's most complex and therefore expensive design requiring the seven blocks. The design and colouring is lovely. This would look good mounted and framed.



designed by William Morris, the selvedge printed in three places with Morris & Company, 449 Oxford Street, London W, hand block printed at Merton Abbey, the cotton ground with peonies and tulips and spotted acanthus leaves, all in shades of pale pink and yellow, the pointed leaves in blue and green, the red ground with a natural flower and leaf meander, 24 x 37 in wide; 60 x 96 cm w


Very good. One small tear top right near the selvedge, 2 cm deep and another2.5 cm or 1 in long to a centre flower, which can hardly be seen.


Parry, Linda William Morris Textiles p 157 no 57


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