William Morris Compton Tapestry Cushion
Fine quality cotton jacquard loom woven tapestry cushion with beige linen back in Morris & Co. Compton design. Has a concealed zip-fastener and removable feather pad. This Compton tapestry cushion measures 34 cm x 34 cm (13" x 13").
Compton was designed by John Henry Dearle for Morris & Co. in 1895. Dearle took over as Art Director and chief designer at Morris & Co. after the death of William Morris in 1896. Dearle began his life long career with the company as a 17 year old shop assistant in the Morris & Co. Oxford Street shop.