Beth Russell - William Morris CushionBeth Russell - William Morris Cushion - Tapestry Kit
The design for this unusual sofa seat is attributed to William Morris and his apprentice and successor Henry Dearle. A watercolour of the design (1880-1890) is at the William Morris Gallery. A panel was woven in about 1910 by Morris & Co after the death of Morris and while Dearle was running the company.
- CANVAS: 12#/in Zweigart White de luxe canvas, 20 x 20' (50x50cm)
DESIGN: 16x16' (41x41cm).
- WOOLS: Appleton tapestry and crewel. 27 colours.
- STITCH: Tent stitch with 1 thread (background 4 threads of crewel wool).