Acanthus and Vine tapestry
Acanthus and Vine tapestry is the very first William Morris tapestry. He designed the cartoon (ie working drawing) and wove it himself in 1879 in his Hammersmith bedroom. Weaving in wool and silk on a cotton warp in the medieval manner it took over 500 hours to complete. Acanthus & Vine, which he later called Cabbage and Vine, is now displayed in his later home, Kelmscott Manor.
This French tapestry is woven in 95% cotton. The tapestry is lined, with a rod pocket for easy hanging. (Note that it has a dark blue background.)
The Acanthus and Vine tapestry is available in three sizes.
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