Designs for a tapestry entitled 'The Forest', designed for Alexander Ionides: coloured sketch for a peacock

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RIBApix ref no RIBA125055
Architect/DesignerWebb, Philip Speakman (1831-1915)
Artist/PhotographerWardle, George Young (fl. 1857-1910)
Webb, Philip Speakman (1831-1915)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1887
Image Date1886
StyleArts & Crafts
Library ReferencePB92/WEBB[68]4
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The tapestry was created for number 1 Holland Park, the home of Alexander Constantine Ionides, the art patron and collector, and was made by Morris & Co. on the Merton Abbey looms. The tapestry itself is now in the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Subject tags

Animals, tapestries