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Detail of 'If I Can', 1857 (embroidery)

This was William Morris' first attempt at embroidery and the poor quality of the wool was one of the reasons why he later experimented with dyeing his

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Detail of 'If I Can', 1857 (embroidery)
IMAGE number
KLM3267869
Title
Detail of 'If I Can', 1857 (embroidery)
Artist
Morris, William (1834-96) / English
Location
Kelmscott Manor, Oxfordshire, UK
Medium
embroidery
Date
1857 AD (C19th AD)
Description
This was William Morris' first attempt at embroidery and the poor quality of the wool was one of the reasons why he later experimented with dyeing his own materials. Morris adopted the phase "If I Can" from the "Als Ich Kann" motto of the Flemish painter Jan van Eyck
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
birds / textile / flowers / material / wool / motto / textiles / bird

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