Fruit & Floral

Beautiful Fruit and Floral tapestries and designs are available for purchase at Classic Tapestries. Not all are available for viewing on the website. We welcome enquiries. Please contact us for further designs.

VA5028 GREENERY WITH HERONS

A 17th century verdure tapestry decorated with a border of flowers and fruit. Silk screened.

VA5029 GREENERY WITH STAG

Woven late 16th Century in Grammont,Flanders in the then new style of "greeneries with large leaves" Silk-screened.

VA5030 BEAUVAIS GREENERY

16th Century tapestry from Audenarde, Flanders with birds and large aristolochia leaves. Silk-screened.

R4020 CHATEAU BELLEVUE

Reproduced from the series of tapestries depicting the Royal Palaces of France woven inthe late 17th century.

Loom woven in French Flanders

48% wool, 52% cotton

R4021 PALACE OF VERSAILLES

The famous Palace of Versailles, built in the 17th century was the principle residence of the French Kings and the seat of government for over 100 years.

Loom woven in French Flanders.

12% wool,48% viscose, 40% cotton

MF3128 THE VINTAGE (GRAPE & LEAF BORDER)

This tapestry from the Middle Ages shows grape harvesting and wine making and features a beautiful border of grapes and leaves. Loom woven

MF3150 THE VINTAGE (FLOWER & LEAF BORDER)

Reproduction of a 15th century tapestry showing the processes of wine making.

Loom woven

WM8161 VINE AND ACANTHUS

The original tapestry was the first and only tapestry woven entirely by William Morris himself at his home Kelmscott House, Hammersmith, London in 1879. The loom was set up in the bedroom and took Morris 516 hours weaving over many months. This tapestry design has over the years been known as Cabbage and Vine and Acanthus and Vine. Loom woven

WM8162 THE WOODPECKER TAPESTRY

Reproduction of an original tapestry designed by William Morris in 1885 and woven at Merton Abbey. The verse reads "I, once a king and chief, now am the tree bark's thief, ever twist trunk and leaf, chasing the prey." Loom woven. Special note the largest size is a hand woven tapestry. see also catalogue number WM8175 for a version without the scroll.

WM8164 POMONA

A tapestry depicting the fruitful abundance of Autumn, woven around 1890. Loom woven

WM8165 THE PEACOCK

From the collaborative design by William Morris and Phillip Webb titled "The Forest Tapestry". Loom woven

WM8165 THE PEACOCK

From the collaborative design by William Morris and Phillip Webb titled "The Forest Tapestry". Loom woven

WM8167 THE FOREST

From "The Forest Tapestry" woven by Morris & Co in 1887. Loom woven

WM8169 CORINTHE

A rich design of leaves and sylised flowers, originally woven around 1880. Loom woven

WM8170 THE ORANGE TREE

This tapestry was created by Morris & Co around 1900. Loom woven

WM8171 BIRDS

From an original design around 1880 featuring birds and swirling foliage. Loom woven

WM8172 FOX AND PHEASANTS

This tapestry was originally wozen in 1887 and features a magnificent border of fruit, berries and leaves. Loom woven

WM8173 THE GARDEN

The original tapestry was produced by Morris & Co at Merton Abbey in Surrey circa 1910. Loom woven

WM8174 FLORA

Woven around 1885 by Morris & Co where Flora represents the season of summer. Loom woven

WM8175 THE WOODPECKER

This version of the Woodpecker is similar to catalogue number WM8162 but is without the scroll. Loom woven