Tauris Trellis - Arts and Crafts by William Morris

5'10" x 4'1"

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Name
Tauris Trellis - Arts and Crafts by William Morris
Size in feet
5'10" x 4'1"
Size in meters
1.79 x 1.24
Pile (Fiber & Yarns)
100% Pure Wool, Natural Organic Dyes
Type of fabrication
Hand-knotted
Type of knots
Origin country
Pakistan
Design origin
Persian & English Fusion
Condition
Brand new, one of a kind
SKU
sek22905072
Price
$ 4050
Special Price
$ 2025
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Sizes are approximate. Photos are not necessarily exact for color.
New rugs are of the highest quality and are handpicked overseas by the Bashir Family
Overview
This beautiful pure wool rug has been inspired by the famous 19th century British textile designer William Morris. The trellis motif is a traditional element and can be found in designs from all periods but Morris took the motif and made it his own. He simplified the trellis into perfect squares, sketched in some lines simulating woodgrain without suggesting depth, added some climbing roses and bluebirds, and created a classic.

A Brief History of Arts & Crafts by William Morris

Portrait of William Morris from the Arts & Crafts Movement William Morris was one of the most influential voices in Victorian art and architecture, and his influence spread far into the 20th century in the form of the Arts and Crafts Movement that he helped spawn. In 1859 Morris was annoyed that he could find no good textiles and furniture to decorate his new home, so he decided to design them himself. It was a momentous decision.

With friends Burne-Jones, Rosetti, and Webb he formed a small firm, later called Morris and Company, to sell the products they designed. There was a profound social philosophy behind Morris' designing. He was a committed socialist and medievalist who was horrified by increasing mechanization and mass-production in the arts, and he dreamed of reestablishing the values of traditional craftsmanship and simplicity of design.

His slogan was that art should be "by the people, for the people". Under Morris' leadership the company made a name for itself as a high quality producer of such diverse items as stained glass, wallpaper, textiles, and furniture, often with a floral or foliage motif. To learn more about English style rugs, please visit our English Rugs section.

Sources and inspiration: Bérinstain, Valérie, et al. L'art du tapis dans le monde (The art of carpets in the world). Paris: Mengès, 1996. Print.; Jerrehian Jr., Aram K.A. Oriental Rug Primer. Philadelphia: Running Press, 1980. Print.; Herbert, Janice Summers. Oriental Rugs, New York: Macmillan, 1982. Print.; Hackmack, Adolf. Chinese Carpets and Rugs, Rutland and Tokyo: Tuttle, 1980. Print. ; De Moubray, Amicia, and David Black. Carpets for the home, London: Laurence King Publishing, 1999. Print.; Jacobsen, Charles. Oriental Rugs A Complete Guide, Rutland and Tokyo: Tuttle, 1962. Print.; Bashir, S. (n.d.). Personal interview.; Web site sources and dates of consultation vary (to be confirmed). Without prejudice to official usage.

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