Uncommon Threads: Kelmscott Manor

Uncommon Threads: Kelmscott Manor

William’s bedroom holds beautiful examples of both May’s and Jane’s needle artistry. May designed and crafted the pelmet that encircles the crown of the bed and features verses from a poem her father wrote in praise of it, which offered warmth when “the night is cold and the Thames runs chill.” Jane, along with her friend Mary de Morgan, made the lovely floral bedspread.

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