Morton Sundour beautiful British furnishing fabrics

Furnishing fabric by Morton Sundour Fabrics
Furnishing fabric by Morton Sundour Fabrics

Morton Sundour Fabrics Limited was a British textile manufacturer based at Dentonhill, Carlisle, England. In 1980 it was called “one of Britain’s major textile firms”. It ceased trading in November 1996.

It was founded in 1914, by Alexander Morton who reorganised his Alexander Morton and Company Ltd, with Morton Sundour as “the major off-shoot”. It was run by his second son James Morton.

Furnishing fabric fir Morton Sundour Fabrics
Furnishing fabric for Morton Sundour Fabrics made by Enid Marx

They were particularly known for their furnishing fabrics.

Some of their fabrics are in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

People who created designs for them included George Henry Walton and Minnie McLeish.

Sources

Wikipedia contributors. (2022, June 20). Morton Sundour. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:47, July 23, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Morton_Sundour&oldid=1094002118

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