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Morris & Co 'Fruit - Parchment/Bayleaf' Fabric

An abundance of ripened pomegranates hang from the branches of an overflowing tree amongst flora and fauna, printed over fine branches in the background to give the design greater depth. One of the earliest Morris wallpaper designs first produced in 1864, it has been adapted into a tapestry weave fabric for upholstery and soft furnishings.

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Composition: 80% Cotton 20% Nylon

Width: 138 cm
Horizontal Repeat: 68 cm
Vertical Repeat: 73 cm
Martindale: 75000
Domestic Usage: Upholstery, Curtains and Blinds, Cushions
Contract Usage: Suitable for contract upholstery, curtains, blinds and cushions
Design Code - 230285

*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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