Oxford,The Manor House at Clifton Hampden
25 - 26 September 2000
A pair of 'Strawberry Thief' printed cotton curtains
By Morris & Co., late 19th century
one -- 35in. (90cm.) wide; one -- 50in. (127cm.) wide, 48in. (122cm.) drop
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William Morris's bird designs for cotton, including his 'Bird and Anemone' and 'The Strawberry Thief', date from around 1883 (L. Parry, William Morris Textiles, London, 1983, p.53).
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