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Willow Bough

William Morris Tiles from Textile Designs

Whatever you have in your rooms, think first of the walls; for they are that which makes your house and home; and if you don't make some sacrifice in their favour, you will find that your chambers have a kind of makeshift lodging appearance about them, however rich and handsome your movables may be. ~William Morris

After the dissolution of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner and Co. ('The Firm'), Morris founded his own company, Morris and Co., setting up shop at 449 Oxford Street. By this time, Morris's attention had turned to woven fabrics. He employed Louis Bazin, who created the first pattern, Willow, in 1877, using a Jacquard Loom in a workshop near Queen Square. Willow was first implented in fabric. It later became one of Morris and Co.'s most popular wallpaper designs.

William Morris Willow Bough, 6 inch tile

Traditional Willow

I have several variations available. The original colors were green on a bisque cream. Willow is a seamless tile in both directions.

Designer: William Morris

Colors: Background can be modified easily.

Sizes: 4.25 and 6 inch ceramic tiles.

Willow Pricing

4.25 inch square tiles: $44 each

6 inch square tiles: $51 each

William Morris Willow tile, variations

Willow Pattern Colors

Willow is available in green, blue, and blue and green, on white, black, or parchment background.

Willow Bough Green

William Morris Willow, green variations

From left: White background, Cream background, Black background

Willow Bough Blue-Green

William Morris Willow pattern in blue and green

From left: White background, Cream Background, Cobalt background

Willow Bough Blue

William Morris Willow Bough, blue variations

From left: White background, Cream background, White Background with blues only

Willow Bough Burgundy and Gold

William Morris Willow Bough, red variations

From left: White background, Cream background, Slate background

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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