Peacock and Dragon

A work made of wool, three-colored complementary weft, weft-float faced 3:1 twill weave; lined with linen, plain weave; two panels pieced.
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  • A work made of wool, three-colored complementary weft, weft-float faced 3:1 twill weave; lined with linen, plain weave; two panels pieced.

Date:

1878 (produced 1878/1940)

Artist:

Designed by William Morris (English, 1834–1896)
Produced by Morris & Company, 1875–1940
Woven at Queen Square or Merton Abbey Works
England, London or Surrey, Wimbledon

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Artist

William Morris (Designer)

Title

Peacock and Dragon

Origin

England

Date

1878

Medium

Wool, three-colored complementary weft, weft-float faced 3:1 twill weave; lined with linen, plain weave; two panels pieced

Dimensions

217.5 × 171.7 cm (85 5/8 × 67 5/8 in.) Repeat: 110.5 × 84.3 cm (43 1/2 × 33 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Natalie Henry

Reference Number

1985.74

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