Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Head of a Woman

Designer:
Designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones (British, Birmingham 1833–1898 Fulham )
Manufactory:
Manufactured by Morris & Company
Maker:
Weaving workshop at Merton Abbey Tapestry Works (British, founded 1881)
Date:
before 1923
Culture:
British, Merton Abbey
Medium:
Wool (15 warps per inch, 6 per cm.)
Dimensions:
H. 11 x W. 9 1/2 inches (27.9 x 24.1 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1923
Accession Number:
23.163.3
Not on view
Inscription: A now nearly illegible inscription on the back in pencil reads "Piece of tapestry (copied from head of Venus in large tapestry at [illegible] from cartoon by Burne Jones) worket at Merton by Morris & Co. Feb. 1913."
[ Morris & Company , London, until 1923; sold to MMA ]
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