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William Morris & Co. Tiles from Textiles: Lodden

Excuse me, but you omitted the ceremony of signing the cheque; a thing I have often done myself: I reinclose it, so please sign it & send it back to us; if you don't think better of it. Yours very truly, ~William Morris, 4 January 1889, Merton Abbey, Surry. Letter to John Carruthers

William Morris Lodden Tile, warm variation. from William Morris Lodden Tile, Cool variation William Morris Lodden Tile, variation

Lodden was designed by William Morris and made at Merton Abbey in 1883. It was originally block printed on cotton fabric but was later sold as wallpaper and adapted for a rug.

Designer: William Morris

Sizes: 4.25 inch, 6 inch, or 8 tiles

Lodden Pricing

4.25 inch square tiles: $44 each

6 inch square tiles: $51 each

8 inch square tiles: $71 each

Lodden variation from Morris & Co. swatch book, 1900-1910 (V&A). Fewer and different colors from the first Lodden produced at Merton Abby in 1883.

Lodden variation from Morris & Co. swatch book, 1900-1910 (V&A).

The design modifications are probably the work of John Henry Dearle. It has fewer and different colors than the first Lodden produced at Merton Abby in 1883.

Quick Order Tiles from Textiles

The six-inch tiles are the most popular. You can quick order tiles from textiles in 6 inch. For other sizes or for different colors than those listed, see How to Order Tile.

Order number of tiles. After you've checked out, choose Return to Website to be redirected to a page where you can tell me the tiles you want and your color preferences, ask any questions, and tell me about your project.

This only works for the US and Canada. For other countries, contact me so I can give you a shipping estimate.

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