William Morris Tree of Life Blue Cushion
Fine quality cotton jacquard loom woven tapestry cushion with beige velvet back in William Morris's 'Tree of Life' blue design. 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 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.