Arts & Crafts Living
Morris & Co Fulton Minilite Compton Folding Umbrella
Compact, durable but light weight folding umbrella in Morris & Co. Compton design with a slate colourway.
Made by British umbrella manufacturer Fulton this stylish and compact folding umbrella:
- has a patented safety runner to prevent injury
- a flexible strong frame
- weighs approximately 236 grams
- large canopy for greater rain coverage
- measures 25 cm when closed and 96 cm when open
Ideal for carrying in a handbag or shopping bag.
Compton was designed by John Henry Dearle for Morris & Co. in 1895 specially for Compton Hall in Wolverhampton the home of Laurence Hodson. The original design required two sets of wood blocks to print all 28 colours owing to the large vertical repeating pattern