An amazing array of up to eighteen miles of yarn coming together to form a wonderfully unique work of art. Tapestries are incredibly durable since they are unbreakable and can be moved, touched, dropped, ironed or vacuumed and can be easily stored. The imagery you selected has been woven using European jacquard looms, creating a perceptible and tangible texture and warmth to the art. The texture adds dimensionality to the image which when viewed at a subtle distance creates major visual impact. A metal rod and finial are included, in addition to brackets and hardware for easy hanging. • Made in the USA.
About the Art
William Morris (1834 – 1896), one of the principal figures of the British arts and crafts movement, was renowned for his wallpaper designs and ornate fabrics. Morris founded Morris & Company, a respected Victorian design company which produced textiles, exquisite stained glass and high-quality, painstakingly detailed tapestries. During the mid-19th century, tapestries had become lifeless, mass-produced items that Morris rejuvenated with uniqueness, creativity and character. He had a loom installed in his bedroom and taught himself to weave, so he could create the tapestries he envisioned. Creating over 150 elaborate tapestry patterns, Morris’ work remains a pinnacle of technique and craftsmanship.Read More