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The Orchard is from The Seasons tapestry of William Morris and John Henry Dearle. It was woven by Morris & Co in 1890 at Merton Abbey from wool and silk, now at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Today it is available as a French tapestry: 47" x 29".

The Orchard tapestry

The Orchard tapestry wallhanging is the Summer part of The Seasons tapestry of It was designed by William Morris and John Henry Dearle and is now at the Victoria and Albert Museum. There are four figures, one per season, with verse by Morris.

Sir Edward Burne-Jones (British, 1833–1898) (figures). Angeli Laudantes, 1898. Designer: John Henry Dearle (British, 1860–1932) (background, frame). British, Merton Abbey. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 2008 (2008.8a–c) #tapestrytuesday

"Angeli Laudantes" by Sir Edward Burne-Jones. Background and frame designed by John Henry Dearle. dyed wool and silk on undyed cotton warp. Woven by Merton Abbey Tapestry Works. In the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.

The Minstrel tapestry was designed by Morris & Co in 1899 for display above a fireplace. It shows a musician in a garden, a figure dressed in a long pink robe playing a lute in an alcove. Typical of Morris's work the background contains a great deal of detail with leaves and fruit trees.

The Minstrel tapestry

The Minstrel tapestry is woven in France in two sizes, available with or without a border. One of many Morris & Co tapestries from The Tapestry House.

Holy Grail Tapestry: The Ship  William Morris and Co.  1890s

The Ship, Number 5 of the Holy Grail tapestries woven by Morris & Co. for Stanmore Hall. This version woven by Morris & Co. 1900 for Mrs. Wool and silk on cotton warp. Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

William Morris "The Woodpecker" tapestry from 1885 - great Arts & Crafts

Woodpecker Tapestry, by William Morris, Morris was inspired by a tale from the Roman poet Ovid’s Metamorphoses. A sorceress turns King Picus into a woodpecker when he refuses to become her lover

The Seasons or Orchard, woven by Morris & Co. in wool, silk, and mohair on a cotton ground at Merton Abbey in 1890, designed by William Morris and John Henry Dearle.

The Seasons or Orchard, woven by Morris & Co. in wool, silk, and mohair on a cotton ground at Merton Abbey in designed by William Morris and John Henry Dearle.

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Ehret die Frauen Flemish Tapestry Wall Hanging - Morris & Co Designed by Pre-Raphaelite artist Marianne Stokes (born Preindisberger)

seamless border

my grandmother had like tapestry my mother had framed for her, then it came to my daughter when my mother passed. It is beautiful.

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