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Furnishing fabric - Utrecht Velvet

Utrecht Velvet

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    England (retailed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1871 (retailed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. (retailer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stamped and dyed woollen plush

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Gubbins

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of stamped and dyed woollen plush in blue. With a design of pomegranates and foliage in relief. The background is of stamped velvet, which throws up the pattern, and makes it appear as a darker blue.

Place of Origin

England (retailed)


ca. 1871 (retailed)


Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. (retailer)

Materials and Techniques

Stamped and dyed woollen plush


Height: 46.4 cm, Width: 62.2 cm, Height: 66.0 cm repeat, Width: 61.0 cm repeat

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'Utrecht Velvet' of stamped woollen plush, retailed by Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co., England, ca. 1871

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

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


Wool; Dye


Stamping (forming); Dyeing


Textiles; Interiors


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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