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  • Westminster
  • Knightsbridge
  • Chiswick

c.1895. A Byzantine design by origin, this ornate floral tapestry was re-drawn by leading Gothic Revival architect, designer and founder of Watts G. F. Bodley in 1895 for an embroidered cope for Father Benson, founder of the Cowley Fathers. The original cope is on permanent display in the Elizabeth Hoare Collection of Embroidery at Liverpool Cathedral. 

 

Composition

 

61% Cotton,  39% Silk

 

Knightsbridge:  62% Silk 33% Cotton, 5% Lumiyarn

 

Roll Width

 

134 cm / 52.8 ins

 

Pattern Match Width

 

124 cm / 48.8 ins

 

Repeat

 

63 cm / 24.8 ins

 

 

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