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History of the Merton abbey tapestry works

H. C Marillier

History of the Merton abbey tapestry works

founded by WilliamMorris

by H. C Marillier

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morris, William, -- 1834-1896.,
  • Tapestry -- Merton, Eng.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMerton Abbey Tapestry Works.
    Statementby H. C. Marillier.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p., 1 l. col. front :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19088439M
    LC Control Number33025568

      Merton Priory - History Unearthed Merton Priory Chapter House - History Unearthed HD Abbey of Gethsemani The Hermitage - Duration: Object history note. It is probable that the acanthus depicted in the tapestry was designed by William Morris, animals by Philip Webb and foreground floral details by Henry Dearle. Historical context note. The Forest Tapestry was woven at Morris' tapestry works, Merton Abbey, in

    H. C Marillier has written: 'History of the Merton abbey tapestry works' -- subject(s): Tapestry Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights What has the author Robert H King written?   Morris Hexathon Merton Abbey by Ilyse Moore. Detail of a tapestry woven at the Morris works at Merton Abbey, designed by Edward Burne-Jones and John Henry Dearle. The warp threads are cotton, the weft silk and wool; Patterns & history from my first book on the topic. I still have new copies of the bound books in my Etsy : Barbara Brackman.

    The Morris Tapestry Works At Merton William Morris () who founded the tapestry works at Merton near London in , was a genius. He had more influence on the industrial arts, I believe, than any other man in the world's history. The Royal Windsor Tapestry Works. At Merton Abbey, we want every child to love learning and flourish in their personal development. We also want our children to learn the value of helping others to succeed and achieve.


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History of the Merton abbey tapestry works by H. C Marillier Download PDF EPUB FB2

History of the Merton abbey tapestry works: Founded by William Morris, [H. C Marillier] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. "Chronological list of the Merton Abbey tapestries, down to "-Pages Description: 37 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates, 28 leaves of plates: illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm: Other Titles: Merton Abbey Tapestry Works.

Responsibility: by H.C. Marillier. William De Morgan also found premises at Merton Abbey and set up close by. William Morris and the Merton Abbey Works. Morris purchased the site in June He refused to pull down any of the existing buildings and apart from some minor alterations they remained unchanged until the works closed in Merton is an ancient parish which was first in Surrey but since (as Merton Priory [current parish]) has been in London, bounded by Wimbledon to the north, Mitcham to the east, Morden, Cheam and Cuddington (Worcester Park and rest of Motspur Park) to the south and (New) Malden to the west.

The Ordnance Survey map records its area as 1, acres ( km 2) ( sq mi).Status: Civil parish (rural untilthen urban). The History of Merton Abbey Mills “Imagine, by the Wandle’s side, an old walled garden. On the banks, long, low-roofed worksheds, and a waterwheel revolving at its ease; long strips of printed cotton a-rinsing in the stream; great hanks of yarn, fresh from the indigo vat, hung, drying in the air; dyers and printers moving easily about – in all, a.

Therevival ofthe Merton arry Itwasnotlongafterthe outbreakofWarbefore tapestryweaving atthe Merton Abbey Works of Morris and Company became affected by shortages of materials and a dwindling work force, and in the Directors ofthe Company decided to close this section ofthe Size: 1MB.

InWilliam Morris opened a craft works at Merton Abbey producing high quality goods: printed and woven fabrics, stained glass, furnishings, tapestry and carpets. Morris is famous as a founder of the Arts and Craft Movement, which rejected the mass-produced workmanship of the industrial age.

Buy History of the Merton Abbey Tapestry Works founded by William Morris by H C Marillier: (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : H C Marillier. Tapestry is a form of textile art, traditionally woven by hand on a ry is weft-faced weaving, in which all the warp threads are hidden in the completed work, unlike cloth weaving where both the warp and the weft threads may be visible.

In tapestry weaving, weft yarns are typically discontinuous; the artisan interlaces each coloured weft back and forth in its own small pattern area. Is there a problem with an e-resource. If so, please indicate which one: Brief Description. Merton Abbey is an area in southwest London, lies between South Wimbledon and Colliers Wood in the London Borough of Abbey takes its name from Merton Priory, which once stood on the northern edge of the area is bounded by Merton High Street to the north, the River Wandle to the west, Christchurch Road to the east and Deen City Farm to the y: England.

Parts of the precinct that survived from Merton Abbey were used by the textile printing industry from the 18th century. In the William Morris Company bought the printing works and it became the main centre for the production of stained glass, weaving, printing and tapestry s: 1.

Calico Printing Works at Merton Abbey, Merton (Later William Morris's Works) These works were originally situated on the north side of the River Wandle where it flows in a wide bend from the present Merantun Way to turn to run parallel to Merton High Street.

Other articles where Merton Abbey is discussed: tapestry: 19th and 20th centuries: established a tapestry factory at Merton Abbey in Surrey near London. For about 15 years he and his associates had been designing not only for looms but also for pictorial wall decorations and stained-glass windows.

They were well prepared professionally, therefore, to design tapestries. Tapestry weaving is an old and honoured skill, which produces textiles of unsurpassed richness and decorative power. In this beautifully presented book, Barty Phillips charts the history of this precious textile from some of the oldest cultures to the present day through a lively text and mass of illustrations, which reveal the texture, vivid colour and beauty of tapestry.

The Tapestry is a contemporary fantasy fiction series that follows the life of a boy named Max McDaniels. In addition to compelling characters and an epic story, the books are notable for combining a range of genres, including fantasy, history, mythology, folklore, and science fiction.

Henry H. Neff Author: Henry H. Neff. Tapestry woven wool on a cotton warp. Dimensions. Height: cm, Width: cm, Width: 17 in, Height: 46 in. Object history note. Registered File number / Probably an apprentice piece worked at the Merton Abbey Works of Morris & Co. Apprentices were set small trials initially progressing to finished panels of simple design.

History of the Merton Abbey Tapestry Works, Founded by William Morris. London: Constable, The author includes a preface containing a brief biography of William Morris, emphasizing his founding of Merton Abbey, which was still in operation at the time this work was written.

The tapestry was woven at Merton Abbey under Morris' supervision. It was originally hung in the billiard room of 24 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury and is now on display at the William Morris Gallery.

He produced designs for wallpaper, tapestries and carpets. All his tapestry designs were inspired by Flemish examples from the late medieval period and the first tapestries produced by Morris and Co. were made on looms at Merton Abbey in London. One of his best. is a former textile factory in the parish of Merton in London, established in by William Morris; mostly commissioned works song of the world the largest contemporary tapestry cycle in the world; each of the panels in the tapestry is more than 14 feet high and up to 43 feet long.History of Tapestry Art.

Carolingian/Ottonian Tapestries. The use of tapestries in Western Europe - mainly for the decoration of churches and monasteries - was a feature of Carolingian art () and subsequent Ottonian art (), although no examples of these early wall-hangings remain.

One of the oldest surviving specimens is the famous Bayeux Tapestry (c, Bayeux Museum.Merton College, the first fully self-governing College in the University, was founded in by Walter de Merton, sometime Chancellor of England and later Bishop of Rochester. Mob Quadrangle, the oldest quadrangle in the University, was built in three phases: the Treasury c; the north and east ranges and the Sacristy c; and the Library on the south and west sides Mob.