This abundant mirrored design by Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo is likely for a textile or wallpaper, and demonstrates the designer's skill and affinity for capturing flowing natural forms. It includes scrolling green acanthus leaves, which were also a common motif found in many of William Morris's designs.


  • Title: Floral pattern
  • Creator: Century Guild, Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo
  • Date Created: late 19th century
  • Type: design
  • Rights: © William Morris Gallery, London Borough of Waltham Forest
  • Physical Dimensions: 22.9 x 14 cm
  • Object Number: A270
  • Medium: watercolour on paper
  • Credit line: Presented by Miss Constance MacQueen, 1956

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