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Morris Water Based Eggshell 2.5 Ltr Ernest White

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Morris Water Based Eggshell 2.5 Ltr Ernest White
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'The naming of this grey-tinted white honours the creative partnership between Ernest Gimson a leading light of the Arts & Crafts movement and Morris & Co.   '

  • Surface Preparation - PREPARATION Ensure good ventilation during application and drying. All surfaces to be painted should be clean, dry and free from loose and flaking material including dirt and grease. Prime base surfaces with an appropriate primer. Rub down previously glossed painted surfaces with fine waterproof abrasive paper and rinse thoroughly. Avoid the inhalation of dust. Wear a sutable face mask if dry sanding. Special precautions should be taken during preparation of pre-1960’s paint surfaces as they may contain harmful lead. Prime base surfaces with an appropriate primer.
  • Instructions for Use - APPLICATION Apply 2 coats. Additional coats may be required on new plaster or where a larger colour change is desired. Do not apply in temperatures below 10C or in damp conditions. If more than one can of colour is to be used in the same area, intermix before use.
  • Instructions for Storage - To avoid the risk of spillage, always store and transport in a secure upright position. Store away from heat and flame.
  • Guarantee - Statutory

Features and benefits

In this versatile palette of 40 timeless hues, we pay homage to the company’s compelling artistic development, over 160 years after its creation in 1861. Drawing inspiration from original 19th century logbooks and William Morris designs in our archive, this authentic Morris & Co. palette is tailor-made for every budding craftsperson. The Chalky Matt finish of our emulsion paint introduces an immersive depth and irresistible quality to any interior, whilst Eggshell is highly opaque with a low sheen, for a fresh, enduring look. With both paint types offering exceptional coverage and minimal VOC levels, we’re proud to have created a safe, eco-friendly palette for every space in the home.

  • DRYING TIME - Recoatable after 2 - 4 hours.
  • COVERAGE - Approximately 12 square metres per litre depending on the nature and porosity of the surface.
  • VOC CONTENT - Minimal VOC Content 0.3-7.99%
  • Available in 40 colours
  • Hardy, scrub resistant surface tailor made for busy homes
  • Water-based recipe and planet-friendly ingredients
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Legal Information

  • Please be advised, our paint sample pots are for colour reference only. We are unable to accept returns on our paint products as they are mixed-to-order.


BrandMorris & Co
Application methodBrush or roller
ColourErnest White
Container typeTin
Drying time2-4 h
Maximum application temperature30°C
Minimum application temperature10°C
Number of coats2
Quick dryQuick dry
Recoat time2-4 hours
VOC levelLow
Product code5014496175567