William Morris Acanthus and Vine tapestry

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William Morris Acanthus and Vine tapestry The William Morris Acanthus and Vine tapestry, the first of the wall tapestries designed by William Morris, is seen here in the entrance foyer of a home. It is woven in France in 95% cotton except for the largest size which is a wonderful 64% wool, 19% cotton, 9% [...]

Quest for the Holy Grail tapestry

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Quest for the Holy Grail tapestry The Quest for the Holy Grail tapestry is displayed here in an apartment. It is one of the finest of our William Morris tapestries, superbly woven in France in 77% wool and 20% cotton and it is lined, with a rod pocket for easy hanging. Select from two sizes - [...]

William Morris Tree of Life tapestries

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William Morris Tree of Life tapestries Two William Morris Tree of Life tapestries in one wonderful restaurant! This ever-popular Arts and Crafts tapestry is woven in France in 100% cotton and is lined, with a rod pocket for easy hanging. Select from four sizes: 24"x19" US$70 44"x28" US$190 51"x37" US$385 72"x51" US$630 [...]

The Woodpecker tapestry wall-hanging

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The Woodpecker tapestry wall-hanging The Woodpecker tapestry wall-hanging is shown here in the same room as the Pomona and Flora tapestries. Delightful! Read the link to its page for a history of this most popular of William Morris tapestries. The Woodpecker tapestry is woven in France in 80% cotton and 20% viscose in two [...]

The Orchard by William Morris

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The Orchard by William Morris The Orchard by William Morris shows one of four figures in The Seasons tapestry designed by William Morris and John Henry Dearle in 1890. Now at the Victoria and Albert Museum. It is woven in France in one size in 80% cotton and 20% viscose: 47″x29″ US$265 [...]

Strawberry Thief wall tapestry

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Strawberry Thief wall tapestry The Strawberry Thief wall tapestry is adapted from one of the William Morris designs, originally a 1893 chintz but well suited as a tapestry with his sense of composition and design. It is shown in a dining room, accompanied by The Woodpecker and Peacock tapestries. This tapestry is woven in France [...]

William Morris portiere wall tapestry

2017-01-09T23:12:00+00:00

William Morris portiere wall tapestry The William Morris portiere wall tapestry demonstrates Morris design skills, seen here in an Arts and Crafts setting. This French tapestry is woven in 50% wool and 50% cotton in one size and it is lined, with a rod pocket for easy hanging: 59″x29″ US$385 (There are larger and [...]

Lion from the Quest tapestry

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Lion from the Quest tapestry The Lion from the Quest tapestry hanging in a stairwell. It matches the Unicorn, each being half of the full Quest for the Holy Grail tapestry by William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones, woven by Morris & Co at Merton Abbey. It was adapted from the Verdure with Deer and [...]

Tree of Life tapestry wallhanging

2017-01-09T23:12:00+00:00

Tree of Life tapestry wallhangingy The Tree of Life tapestry wallhanging by William Morris is shown here above a fireplace in a typically Arts and Crafts Movement room setting. Our most popular William Morris tapestry. The tapestry is woven in France in 100% cotton and it is lined with a rod pocket for easy [...]

The Woodpecker tapestry

2017-01-09T23:12:00+00:00

The Woodpecker tapestry The Woodpecker tapestry is one of the most popular Arts & Crafts tapestries available today showing the timeless design of William Morris. This French tapestry is woven in 80% cotton and 20% viscose and lined with a rod pocket for easy hanging in two sizes: 39″x19″ US$135 61″x29″ US$375   [...]

William Morris Tree of Life tapestry

2017-01-09T23:12:00+00:00

William Morris Tree of Life tapestry The William Morris Tree of Life tapestry is one of our most popular tapestries, seen here in an Arts and Crafts room setting. It epitomises the influence upon Mortis of mille fleurs tapestries and shows his skills in design and composition. The tapestry is woven in France in [...]

Acanthus tapestry – John Henry Dearle

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Acanthus tapestry - John Henry Dearle Acanthus tapestry - John Henry Dearle designed several Morris & Co tapestries after the death of William Morris in his style though some had other uses originally such as being embroidery or a firescreen. The Acanthus tapestry wall-hanging is available as a French tapestry in three sizes. 27″x19″ [...]

The Forest tapestry by William Morris

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The Forest tapestry by William Morris The Forest tapestry by William Morris is seen here in a charming nook in an Arts and Crafts room setting. The tapestry is woven in France in 80% cotton / 20% viscose and is lined, with a rod pocket for easy hanging. Select from two sizes: 19"x33" US$110 [...]

William Morris portiere tapestry

2017-01-09T23:12:00+00:00

William Morris portiere tapestry William Morris portiere tapestry - this is the green and yellow version: it is also woven in a maroon and brown colouring. A portiere is a hanging in a doorway so they are generally tall and slim. In some French chateaux they evolved into wallhangings on either side of doors, [...]

William Morris Woodpecker Tapestry

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The William Morris Woodpecker Tapestry was designed and woven solely by William Morris in 1885, showing a woodpecker in a branch of a fruit tree while chasing another bird.  We can see the fine design detailing that was so typical of Morris. The tapestry was inspired by the legend of Picus, an ancient Italian king turned [...]

William Morris Quest tapestry

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William Morris Quest tapestry The William Morris Quest tapestry is from the Verdure with Deer and Shields tapestry designed by Edward Burne-Jones in his Quest for the Holy Grail tapestries series, with background detailing by William Morris. The original tapestry was adapted by John Henry Dearle in 1900 and it was woven in wool and silk [...]

Pomona tapestry by William Morris

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Pomona tapestry by William Morris The Pomona tapestry by William Morris represents spring (whereas the Flora tapestry represents autumn). Edward Burne-Jones designed the figure and Morris created the mille fleurs background. It was woven originally in wool and silk on a cotton warp at Merton Abbey by Morris & Co. Pomona is part of "Verses [...]

Flora tapestry by William Morris

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Flora tapestry by William Morris The Flora tapestry by William Morris was woven in 1885. William Morris created the background with flowers and swirling acanthus leaves and Edward Burne-Jones designed the figure. It represents Spring (whereas Pomona represents Autumn). The text is taken from the William Morris poetry collection "Poems by the Way": I [...]

William Morris Peacock tapestry

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William Morris Peacock tapestry The William Morris Peacock tapestry from The Forest tapestry which was woven as part of a Morris & Co house redecoration commission in London in 1887. The original is in the Victoria and Albert Museum. The background of acanthus leaves is typical of William Morris and the five animals used [...]

William Morris tapestries

2017-01-09T23:12:00+00:00

William Morris tapestries The William Morris tapestries we see here are The Woodpecker on the left and the Peacock on the right. This dining room also features the Strawberry Thief tapestry. All are woven in France in 80% cotton and are lined, with a rod pocket for ease of hanging. Both are available in [...]