Tulip & Lily'

Tulip & Lily

Designer (attributed): Lindsay Philip Butterfield, 1869-1948

Manufacturer: Alexander Morton & Co.

Designed circa 1896

Silk and wool double cloth

195.5 x 124.5 cm (77 x 49 inches)

After training at the South Kensington National Art Training School, Butterfleld became a freelance designer of wallpapers and textlles. Butterfield sold designs to G P & J Baker, Warner & Sons, Thomas Wardle, Turnbull & Stockdale, Alexander Morton Newman, Smith & Neurman and David Barbour. He taught at a number of art schools and was a founder member of the Society of Designers. -- Arts & Crafts Textiles in Britain.