Designed by William Morris and registered 2 September 1883. This was the first Morris design named after a Thames tributary and was printed at Merton Abbey. This would look very good mounted on a stretcher to hang.
The indigo discharged ground hand block printed with a diagonal design of sunflowers, carnations, tulips and other flowers, in red, pink, palest yellow, light blue and green.
20 x 36 in; 50 x 90 cm selvedge to selvedge.
Repeat 21 x 9 in; 53.5 x 22.5 cm.
Very good. The plain blue selvedges are there but these have been cut and have frayed a little. This is just short of a full repeat. There is slight fading to the very top 2 cm drop, but this could be turned in. There is a fold line 5 cm deep from bottom which is slightly faded.
William Morris Textiles by Linda Parry p 233 no 53.
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