This printed cotton features a repeating pattern with clumps of flowers and aquilegias in brown, red, coral and two shades of ochre on natural ground. As is often the case with Century Guild patterns designed by Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo, the monogram of ‘CG’ is included in the design.


  • Title: 'Aquilegia' printed cotton
  • Creator: Century Guild, Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo, Simpson & Godlee
  • Date Created: c.1880s
  • Type: textile
  • Rights: © William Morris Gallery, London Borough of Waltham Forest
  • Physical Dimensions: 40.7 x 29.2 cm
  • Object Number: F98
  • Medium: block-printed cotton
  • Credit line: Mackmurdo bequest, 1942

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