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William Morris Compton Tiles

designed by John Henry Dearle for Morris & Co.

William Morris Compton tiles, salmon

'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

Sizes: 4.25 inch, 6 inch

Pricing: $44, $55 inches