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Morris & Co 'Fruit - Cream/Teal' Fabric

An abundance of ripened pomegranates hangs temptingly from the branches of an overflowing tree, growing amongst the abundant flora. Printed over fine branches in the background to give the design greater depth, Fruit is one of the first William Morris designs, produced in 1864, demonstrating early on its creator's skill as a pattern maker. Today, Fruit has been adapted into a tapestry weave fabric for upholstery and soft furnishings.


Composition: 53% Linen 35% Cotton 12% Nylon

Width: 137 cm
Horizontal Repeat: 68.5 cm
Vertical Repeat: 64 cm
Martindale: 40000
Domestic Usage: Upholstery, Curtains and Blinds, Cushions
Contract Usage: Suitable for contract upholstery, curtains, blinds and cushions
Design Code - DMC1FU205

*Please note that fabric cannot be returned

*Sold in 1-metre increments


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.