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Furnishing fabric - Cray

Cray

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)
    Merton Abbey (Made)

  • Date:

    1884 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printed cotton

  • Museum number:

    T.613-1919

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Printed cotton furnishing fabric in the "Cray" design.

The pattern is in light green, white and shades of red and brown on a blue ground

Place of Origin

England (made)
Merton Abbey (Made)

Date

1884 (designed)

Artist/maker

Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

printed cotton

Dimensions

Length: 24 1/2 in, Width: 3' 2.5" ft, Length: 615 mm

Descriptive line

Furnishing Fabric, block-printed cotton, designed by William Morris for Morris & Co., "Cray", British, 1884

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Parry, Linda, ed. William Morris. London: Philip Wilson Publishers Limited, 1996. 384 p., ill. ISBN 0856674419

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Printing; Wood block

Subjects depicted

Flower

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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