Printed Textile: "Compton"

Designed by John Henry Dearle, 1860 - 1932. Printed by Morris & Company, Merton Abbey, Surrey, established 1881. Made by Morris and Company, London, 1861 - 1940.

Made in Merton Abbey, Surrey, England, Europe


Block print on cotton plain weave

7 feet 4 inches × 30 1/2 inches (223.5 × 77.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
Gift of the Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1988

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  • PublicationThe Fine Art of Textiles

    This design was registered as both a textile and a wallpaper design, and was produced in at least two color schemes, one with the light ground seen here and another with a dark ground. Dilys E. Blum, from The Fine Art of Textiles: The Collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1997), p. 37.