This stunning portiere tapestry has been woven by master tapestry weavers, giving a superb detail to the weave. From an original hanging by William Morris (1836-96) woven at Merton Abbey, Surrey. Despite Morris’ambitions to be a painter and his latter reputation as a writer, poet, publisher and political activist, it is as a designer that he most widely known. His style formed a bridge between Victorian and modern composition, the emphasis of Morris’ timeless style is based on individuality and handcrafted work.
Traditional Tapestries were established in 1991 by husband and wife team, Colin and Catherine. Their workshops and office complex utilise a large converted barn nestling in the Cornish countryside. They are family business employing a local skilled workforce.
All of the tapestry panels and fabrics are imported direct from Master Flemish Weavers, who use modern electronic Jacquard looms utilizing the latest computer technology to create the finest high quality designs. Many designs are reproduced from ancient medieval tapestries, although several new creations are inspired from contemporary art forms. The unfinished tapestry panels are then sent to the UK where they are made into elegant wall tapestries, cushions and bags.
Measures 40cm x 180cm and has a tab on the back to hang using a pole or a rod (sold separately).
Please be aware, delivery of this item can take up to two weeks.