Peacock and Dragon
Designer: William Morris, 1834-1896
Manufacturer and retailer: Morris & Co.
Woven wool panel with original trim
264.5 x 241.5 cm (104 x 95 inches)
Peacock and Dragon" was one of Morris's four fabric designs in which he tried to use Islamic colours and Eastern inspired design. Despite this influence Linda Parry suggests Morris came closest, in design and weave, to achieving his early ideal of English medieval hangings.
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