William Morris Strawberry Thief Decorative Terracotta Wall Tile
William Morris Strawberry Thief Decorative Terracotta Wall Tile
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William Morris Strawberry Thief Decorative Terracotta Wall Tile

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Beautiful decorative wall tile based on the Strawberry Thief design by William Morris.

The tile measures 10 cm x 9.8 cm and has two fixing holes at the top of the tile.

These tiles are hand made in Somerset using clay from Stoke-On-Trent.

These frost resistant decorative pieces can be used as wall decor in many different situations in the home and garden: on a mantle piece or beam, on or over a door, kitchen splash back, in a porch, conservatory, gardens, gate/gate post, built into risers of steps or patio/courtyard wall, just to name a few.

Strawberry Thief was designed by William Morris in 1883 with birds drawn by his architect friend Philip Webb. Strawberry Thief was inspired by the Morris family efforts to grow strawberries at their home Kelmscott Manor but being thwarted by thrushes who would creep under the netting and eat the fruit. Morris insisted that the birds be left undisturbed.

 

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