Designs for a tapestry entitled 'The Forest', designed for Alexander Ionides: final drawing of a lion among flowers and foliage

RIBApix ref no RIBA20022
Architect/DesignerWebb, Philip Speakman (1831-1915)
Artist/PhotographerWebb, Philip Speakman (1831-1915)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1887
Image Date1887
StyleArts & Crafts
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePB92/Webb[68]25
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is a photograph of the final watercolour drawing. 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