William Morris ~ 'Vine' mirrors

new William Wm Morris 'Vine' decorative painted large mirror frame

This large elegant decorative mirror frame is stunningly hand painted with a Morris 'Vine' border. The design was inspired by Morris's Kelmscott Chaucer. The frame is shown in a typical Morris dark blue base colour, but could be a base colour of your choice. The above vine frame can be made in a range of sizes, based on the pattern repeat. It can be made portrait or landscape.


new William Wm Morris 'Vine' decorative painted large mirror frame new William Wm Morris 'Vine' decorative painted large mirror frame
new William Wm Morris 'Vine' decorative painted large mirror frame

This large elegant decorative mirror frame design originated with Morris's Kelmscott Chaucer, almost the last thing he designed before his death in 1895. It is stunningly hand painted with a Morris 'Vine' border. Bother Morris personally, and the company, would produce several colourways for their fabric and wallpaper designs. So in keeping with this idea we have shown 3 colourways you could consider. The frame is shown in a typical Morris dark blue base colour, but could be a base colour of your choice. This mirror frame could be made to whatever size, within reason, you want, so long as the design is scaled up. The frames above were made ht 80cm x w 60cm. It can be fitted with plates hooks or hooks and brass wie wire for hanging. Made to order. We don't quote prices until we've discussed the spec with a customer.


new William Wm Morris 'Kelmscott' decorative painted mirror or picture frame new William Wm Morris plaster plaque from a stone carving at Kelmscott Manor, designed by Philip Webb
new William Wm Morris painted picture mirror frames with kelmscott border in 3 colourways, plus a Roycrofters mirror frame

This design was almost Morris's last, and was used for the cover of his masterpiece The Kelmscott Chaucer, c 1895. We used the design to make a beautiful painted frame border. These smaller mirror or picture frames are available in several colour ways, & can be made as larger mirror frames (see example below). The top LH photo shows 3 different versions of the Morris mirrors, plus the 4th larger one is a Roycrofters mirror frame, the design of which was heavily influenced by Morris.

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