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Morris & Co - Compton Fabric

Color: Terracotta/Multi

Compton was originally designed as wallpaper by J.H. Dearle in 1895 for Compton Hall in Wolverhampton, the country home of Laurence Hodson. It bears all the hallmarks of a classic Dearle pattern. Now, a playful fabric filled with colour harks back to the original.

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Composition: 100% Cotton

Width: 137cm
Horizontal Repeat: 35cm
Vertical Repeat: 53cm
Martindale: 40000
Domestic Usage: Upholstery, Curtains and Blinds, Cushions
Contract Usage: Suitable for contract upholstery, curtains, blinds and cushions
Design Code: Terracotta/Multi - DJA196201, Indigo/Green - DJA196202, Faded Terracotta/Multi - DMC196204

*Please note that fabric cannot be returned
*Sold in 1-metre increments

ABOUT MORRIS & CO.

As a political theorist, publisher, environmental campaigner, poet, as well as an outstanding designer, William Morris (1834–1896) was one of the single most influential figures of the nineteenth century. Under his direction Morris & Co. grew to the status of Arts & Crafts icon that it remains to this day.

Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. (1861–1875) was a furnishings and decorative arts manufacturer and retailer founded by the artist and designer William Morris with friends from the Pre-Raphaelites. With its successor Morris & Co. (1875–1940) the firm's medieval-inspired aesthetic and respect for hand-craftsmanship and traditional textile arts had a profound influence on the decoration of churches and houses into the early 20th century.

Although its most influential period was during the flourishing of the Arts and Crafts Movement in the 1880s and 1890s, Morris & Co. remained in operation in a limited fashion from World War I until its closure in 1940. The firm's designs are still sold today under licences given to Sanderson & Sons.

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