In spite of the discouraging trifling and dabbling in silks, which is often all that stands for embroidery, I am inclined to take needle-art seriously, and regard its simply priceless decorative qualities worth as careful study or appreciation as any other form of art.
~May Morris, 1888
Small Border Tiles
Title: May Morris A Garden Piece Border Tiles
Size: 6 x 3 inches.
Thickness: 3/8 inch (1 cm)
Colors: The cream background color can be changed easily. Other colors can be modified slightly. See How to Order Tile.
Availability: Can usually be shipped within a week or so.
Per tile: $46
About the May Morris Garden Piece
This is a small decorative border tile, suitable for any interior wall. Tiles are ceramic and 6 x 3 inches.
Jane, Morris's wife, and his daughter, May, were both skilled at embroidery and implemented many of Morris's designs. May went on to become the Director of the Embroidery Department at Morris & Co.
As the label indicates: the Garden Piece was one of the last works designed and worked by May Morris, embroidered in Wool and silk on linen in 1938.