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May Morris embroidered scarf


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London-based multidisciplinary artist Lora Avedian has adapted the design for this scarf from a pattern for an embroidered chair seat created by May Morris circa 1900, now held in the V&A collection. The scarf is woven by hand in Scotland from pure Irish Donegal wool. 
Daughter of William Morris, May was an influential designer, teacher and embroidery pioneer, embracing free-form embroidery with an emphasis on free-hand stitching, delicate shading and artistic expression. 
Lora Avedian takes inspiration from antique textiles and folk costume, combining traditional embroidery and embellishment techniques with vintage materials and historical influences to create her beautiful pieces. 
Created exclusively for the V&A.
Due to the handmade process and nature of the vintage materials used, colours may vary slightly from scarf to scarf.
• Dry clean only


Lora Avedian


180cm x 20cm


100% Irish Donegal wool handwoven by Scottish textile studio Vevar

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