THE JANE AUSTEN COLLECTION
Moorcroft designer, Emma Bossons FRSA brings Jane Austen, her novels, and the Regency Period alive in a collection launched in August 2023 at Jane Austen’s village of Chawton in Hampshire.
Designer: Emma Bossons FRSA
Size: H 12.5cm
It is well known that Jane Austen’s Emma, the title and lead character of one of her novels, had a passion for matchmaking. In Austen’s time, many a bachelor would have worn a cornflower in his pocket to show his marriage availability. Moorcroft’s Emma now captures Jane Austen’s quintessentially English country cottage in Chawton, Hampshire, and sows her own Bachelor’s Buttons in heights around the house itself; gloriously spikey blooms bursts with royal and powder-blues, tinged with violet hues. Other cottage garden flowers join the foray: wild-strawberry pink and wine-coloured aquilegia; a bountiful backdrop of white mock orange blooms, all fluttering and falling like ladies’ petticoats in a breeze.