WILLIAM MORRIS (1834-1896) FOR MORRIS & CO.
PAIR OF SILK 'DOVE AND ROSE' PATTERN HANGING PANELS, CIRCA 1879
blue colourway, depicting opposed doves in a floral and foliate field, silk and wool double cloth, later silk border
175 x 84cm, including border 199 x 103cm
Estimate £ 2,000-3,000
Literature: Parry, Linda 'William Morris Textiles', 1983, p.153, pl. 34
Note: This cloth was woven by Morris & Co. at Merton Abbey.
Sold for £6,000 (buyer's premium included)