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Furnishing fabric - Bird

Bird

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1877-1888 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
    Morris & Co. (designed for)
    Merton Abbey Workshop (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jacquard-woven woollen double cloth

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs J. Laughton

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.501A-1962

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of Jacquard-woven woollen double cloth.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1877-1888 (designed)

Artist/maker

Morris, William, born 1834 - died 1896 (designer)
Morris & Co. (designed for)
Merton Abbey Workshop (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Jacquard-woven woollen double cloth

Dimensions

Height: 304 cm, Width: 182 cm, Weight: 3.86 kg, Width: 72 in

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'Bird' of Jacquard-woven wool, designed by William Morris for Morris & Co., possibly made at the Merton Abbey Workshop, Great Britain, 1877-1888

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

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

Production Note

This design manufactured at Queen Square and later at Merton Abbey.

Subjects depicted

Plant; Bird

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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