William Morris. Textiles
V & A Publications, London, 2013
William Morris Textiles was the first comprehensive survey of the many hundreds of original, colourful textiles produced by William Morris and the two commercial companies he founded and managed. To this day it remains the authority in the field, and this revised edition has been completely rewritten and expanded with beautiful new photography. Linda Parry provides new insight into the embroideries, printed and woven textiles, carpets and tapestries produced by Morris & Co., giving in-depth information about their design and manufacture. The varied, often highly specialized processes involved are discussed in detail, as are Morris’s working methods. Linda Parry is former Deputy Keeper of the Department of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion at the V&A, where she worked for over thirty years. She is the author of Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement (1988) and British Textiles from 1850 to 1900 (1993), and editor of William Morris (1996). Among the exhibitions she curated at the V&A are Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement (1988) and William Morris (1996); she also acted as consultant on International Arts and Crafts (V&A 2005).