Skip to Content

The museum is closed today. View our hours.

Cherwell

A work made of cotton, twill weave with supplementary pile wefts forming cut solid "velveteen"; block printed.

Image actions

  • A work made of cotton, twill weave with supplementary pile wefts forming cut solid "velveteen"; block printed.

Date:

Design 1887, made 1887–1917

Artist:

Designed by John Henry Dearle (English, 1860–1932)
Produced by Morris & Co., London (English, 1875–1940)
Merton Abbey, London (English, 1881–1940)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artists

John Henry Dearle (Designer) , Morris & Co. (Producer) , Merton Abbey Works (Weaver)

Title

Cherwell

Places

Merton Abbey Works (Object made in), London (Object made in), Prairie Avenue, 1800 South (Object found in), England (Artist's nationality), Great Britain (Object made in)

Dates

Made 1887-1917 , Designed 1887

Medium

Cotton, twill weave with supplementary pile wefts forming cut solid "velveteen"; block printed

Dimensions

49.8 × 57.5 cm (19 5/8 × 22 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Chicago Architecture Foundation

Reference Number

1978.193

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email . Information about image downloads and licensing is available here.

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share