A leader in the styles and politics of his time, William Morris viewed his patterns as both an art form and a means of social commentary. In response to the industrial designs and manufacturing of the Machine Age, he and fellow designers at Morris & Co. created wallpapers and fabrics that boasted natural motifs and handmade craftsmanship. Their work and ideology inspired many of the artists around them, ushering in the Arts & Crafts movement.
12 x 13 in.; open 12 x 26 in.
12 full-color images