• The Collection of Ann and Gordon Getty
Lot 69

English Arts and Crafts Floral Embroidery Panel, Attributed to May Morris

Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

38 1/4 x 26 3/4 in., frame.

Note: Mary "May" Morris (1862-1938) is the daughter of William and Jane Morris. She learned embroidery from her mother and aunt. In 1878 she enrolled in the National Art Training School, the precursor to the Royal College of Art. In 1885 she became the Director of the Embroidery Department at her father's enterprise, Morris & Co. in London. In 1907 she founded the Women's Guild of Arts as the Arts Worker Guild did not admit women.


In good overall condition with very little wear.

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Paul Reeves, London, 1998.

The Collection of Ann and Gordon Getty.