for firm of Liberty & Co. (British, founded London, 1875)
British, Ramsbottom, Lancashire
94 1/2 × 26 1/2 in. (67.3 × 240 cm)
Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, 1990
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in 556
Voysey supplemented his small architectural practice by designing all kinds of domestic decorative items: furniture, metalware, wallpaper, carpets, and textiles. His patterns are distinctive, with stylized plants and birds, in a range of muted subtle colors.
[ Spink & Son, Ltd. , London, until 1990; sold to MMA ]
Artist: Sir Edward Burne-Jones (British, Birmingham 1833–1898 Fulham) (figures)Date: 1898Medium: Dyed wool and silk on undyed cotton warp (15 warps per inch; 5-6 per cm.)Accession: 2008.8a–cOn view in:Gallery 556