William Morris Tapestries

Textile artist and renaissance man William Morris designed these gorgeous tapestries for Morris & Company in England in the late 19th century.

Click and zoom to see every thread.

They give new meaning to the term Arts & Crafts.

I wonder if you could knit them? Course they’d end up being much, much bigger.

~ by lolarusa on February 8, 2010.

2 Responses to “William Morris Tapestries”

  1. Incredibly beautiful! If you like William Morris/Arts and Crafts, you might like this: http://wmmorrisfanclub.blogspot.com/

    cheers, mo

  2. Birds in every one! My favourite is the second, I think, with its rich colours and medieval “gold-leaf” border.

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