Violet and Columbine

Jacquard loom woven weft-faced twill, double cloth; wool and mohair | 122.6 x 180.7cm | 1883

William Morris

Morris envisioned textiles such as Violet and Columbine hanging in heavy folds, the rich colors and flowing pattern suggesting a garden wall. He strongly preferred experimenting with natural dyes instead of using the garish chemical ones tha...
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