Lot 78: 'Rose and Olive', an Arts and Crafts floral
February 27, 2013
Newbury, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 'Rose and Olive', an Arts and Crafts floral silkwork panel set into a firescreen by Morris & Co., the panel designed William Morris circa 1880 and worked by Mary Hodson, embroidered silks on a cotton panel, in a mahogany firescreen, 86cm high, 63cm wide. Exhibited: 'William Morris 1834-1896' Victoria & Albert Museum, 1996, see Parry, Linda (editor) 'William Morris 1834-1896' V&A exhibition catalogue 1996, p. 242, cat. M.18, illustrated. Smaller needleworks could be bought from Morris & Co. as kits, partially completed and fully completed by the Morris & Co. needleworkers. Mary Hodson was the wife of Laurence W. Hodson.