William Morris Tree of Life Inspired Tapestry Cushion
Fine quality cotton jacquard loom woven tapestry cushion with beige velvet back in a design inspired by William Morris's 'Tree of Life' tapestry. Has a concealed zip-fastener and removable feather pad. Weave design on the border has an 'aged' effect. This cushion measures 34 cm x 34 cm (13" x 13").
The original Tree of Life tapestry was designed by Morris & Co at their works in Merton Abbey in the late nineteenth century. The tapestry was symbolic of the growth and continuity of life and was inspired by the Medieval decorative technique known as Mille Fleurs.