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Printed Linen - Printed Fabric- Honeysuckle

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1941M402
Collection:Applied Art - Textiles
Date:1876 - 1876

Maker Information

Designer:William Morris - View biography for William Morris
Manufacturer:Morris & Co - View history


What Morris described as 'the art of dyeing' provided his materials with their characteristic soft colours in opposition to the crude 'modern and commercial' methods of printing on cloth. Many of his chosen flowers had strong personal associations with the places where he lived and worked.

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

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Arts and Crafts Textile
Medium:Linen, block printed.


Height:690 mm
Width:970 mm