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May Morris 'A Garden Piece'

May Morris Garden Piece border tiles: 6 x 3 inch ceramic tiles from williammorristile.com

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

Application: This is a small decorative border tile, suitable for any interior wall. Tiles are ceramic and 6 x 3 inches.

Small Border Tiles

Title: May Morris A Garden Piece Border Tiles

Tile: Ceramic

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: $43

About the May Morris Garden Piece

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.

Reverse label to May Morris garden piece, Kelmscott Manor

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.

More about Jane and May Morris