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Sample - Tulip and Lily
  • Tulip and Lily
    Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896
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Tulip and Lily

  • Object:

    Sample

  • Place of origin:

    West Yorkshire (made)

  • Date:

    1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
    Heckmondwike Manufacturing Company (manufacturer)
    Morris & Co. (made for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-woven wool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss D. Walker

  • Museum number:

    T.101-1953

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Carpet sample of machine-woven three-ply woollen Kidderminster-type. With horizontal rows of tulips alternating with five-petalled flowers in shades of white and yellow in alternate rows. The leaves and background counterchange in two shades of green.

Place of Origin

West Yorkshire (made)

Date

1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
Heckmondwike Manufacturing Company (manufacturer)
Morris & Co. (made for)

Materials and Techniques

Machine-woven wool

Dimensions

Height: 58.4 cm, Width: 85.2 cm, Height: 35.5 cm repeat, Width: 23.0 cm repeat, Weight: 0.62 kg, Length: 23 in, Width: 33.5 in

Descriptive line

Carpet sample 'Tulip and Lily' of machine-woven wool, designed by William Morris, manufactured by the Heckmondwike Manufacturing Company for Morris & Co., West Yorkshire, 1875

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

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

Materials

Wool

Categories

Textiles; Interiors; Floor coverings

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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