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William Morris Compton Tiles

designed by John Henry Dearle for Morris & Co.

'True to life' may not always be true enough. ~Lloyd Alexander

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William Morris Compton Tiles, autumn colors William Morris Compton Tiles, summer colors


Compton was designed as a wallpaper in 1895, primarily by John Henry Dearle, especially for Compton Hall in Wolverhampton. It is still very popular as a fabric or a needlepoint rug or pillow ).

Compton comes in four seasonal colorways, each in two sizes.

Rectangular Tiles

Summer and Autumn Colors

The summer and autumn colorways are available as rectangle tiles, in 6 x 8, or 8 x 10 inches.

Sizes: 6 x 8 inch tiles, 8 x 10 inches

Pricing: $77, $88 inches

Square Tiles

Spring and Winter Colors

The spring and winter colorways are available as square tiles, in 4.25 and 6 inches.

William Morris Tile: Compton, spring colorway in Gold and Salmon variations

  • Compton in Spring colors with gold and salmon colors

William Morris Tile: Compton, winter colors

  • Compton in Winter Colorway

Sizes: 4.25 inch, 6 inch

Pricing: $44, $55 inches

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 pattern 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.