Friday, August 16, 2013

Altar table

designed by Philip Webb for William Morris' sister 
at he Rochester and Southwark Diocesan Deaconess Insititution, a religious community and theological college for women at Clapham Common, London. Isabella Gilmore, the sister of the designer William Morris, was a Deaconess, and commissioned the piece.

The cloth was embroidered by May Morris, William’s daughter

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