William Morris Archive

'The History of Pattern Design'


Bibliographic Citation

William Morris, “'The History of Pattern Design',” William Morris Archive, accessed October 23, 2021, https://morrisarchive.lib.uiowa.edu/items/show/2493.

Title

'The History of Pattern Design'
William Morris Literary Manuscripts, Vol. XXXVIII (2)

Creator

William Morris

Date

8 Apr. 1879

Publisher

British Library Add. MS 45,332 (2)

Extent

ff. 31-44

Relation

British Library Add. MS 45,331

Description

'The History of Pattern Design', delivered to the Trades Guild of Learning at the Co-operative Institute, Castle St, London, 8 Apr. 1879. The MS. is incomplete, breaking off at '...faults that it shares with the ancient architecture of India, the earlier form of which...'; what remains agrees with the text printed as 'The History of Pattern- Designing' in C.W ., xxii, pp. 206-234. [No. 14].