Keyword search

Advanced search

Description

Embroidered hanging of wool on linen depicting a pomegranate tree, roses and other flowers, foliage and birds: designed by May Morris, 1891, and worked by May Morris and Theodosia Middlemore, for Melsetter House, Orkney, 1898 - 1902

Museum reference

K.2014.47.2

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Embroidery

Production information

Morris, May, 1862 - 1938, Designer and maker
Melsetter, Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, EUROPE
Middlemore, Theodosia Anderson, Mrs, 1861 - 1944, Maker
Melsetter, Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, EUROPE

Date

1898 - 1902

Materials

Linen, Wool, Metal

Associations

Previous owner: Middlemore, Theodosia Anderson, Mrs, 1861 - 1944
Melsetter, Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, EUROPE

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/art-and-design/may-morris-embroideries

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 5 »
Art, Design And Fashion, Design For Living

Credit

Acquired with the aid of the Art Fund and the National Museums Scotland Charitable Trust

Back to top