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Curtain - Printed Fabric - Tulip

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1952M60
Collection:Applied Art - Textiles
Date:1875 - 1875

Maker Information

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


This is one of three textile designs registered on the 15 April 1875. It made use of twelve printing blocks which, with the original design, are now owned by the William Morris Gallery Walthamstow. 'Tulip' was manufactured for Morris & Co by Thomas Wardle in Leek, Staffordshire.This curtain were bought around 1886 and hung in the home of Mr and Mrs William Hulton, 6383 Calli della Testa, 55 Giovanni e Pacho, Venice until 1936.

Presented by Lady Berwick, 1952

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Arts and Crafts Textiles
Medium:Cotton, block-printed.


Height:2790 mm
Width:755 mm