This design for a printed textile was intended for curtain linings though also used as dress fabric.

  • Purchased from Morris & Co through the Friends of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 1940
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist William Morris -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
Flower Pots/ Chinz/34/blocks/1./ Cut the red.yellow & white/ as white/ 2. Cut the blue & green as light blue/ where light blue & white join/ make the white of the exact sizes shown & make the light/ blue overlap the white slightly/ 3. Cut the yellow & green & orange as yellow/ 4 Cut the red & orange as red // Pot of Flowers/ 34/ Morris & Co/ Merton Abbey Works/ Surrey (verso, ink)
Notes top left Handwritten - Ink


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
William Morris
M68, p.266 Victoria and Albert Museum, London 1996-05-09 - 1996-09-01


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
William Morris Textiles
Linda Parry 1983 London p.52 repro.
William Morris by himself: Designs and Writings
Gillian Naylor 1988 Macdonald Orbis, London p. 266 repro

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