This Snakes Head Fabric was Designed by William Morris in 1876, the design was originally block printed onto cotton.

Between 1875 and 1877 Morris designed a small group of patterns influenced by the colouring and patterns of Indian Textiles. This design was one of Morris’s favourites.

The design takes its name from the nodding snakes head fritillery blooms that complement the larger, more formal motifs.

Clarke and Clarke’s Imperiale Collection

A stately and imposing collection of decorative fabrics. Opulent jacquard weaves and embroideries portrayed in indulgent shades of ebony, antique gold and ivory.

As to paint Little Green’s amazing French Grey is a Colour that was popular in victorian times and is also extremely modern.

This Portland stone colour is also Victorian in origin.


Little Greene has worked with English Heritage to develop a range of authentic paint colours, the Bronze red goes perfectly with another Morris colorway of the snakeshead.



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