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    I like this color combination - Windy Poplars Room, wasbella102: by May Morris 1890s

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    Super Girlie Geek Chic! I love this lady's embroidery, she has all kinds of colorful treasures.

    'Decorative Needlework' by May Morris who ran the embroidery section of Morris and Co.

    Detail of Art Needlework embroidery "Artichoke" in wool on linen, designed by William Morris for Ada Phoebe Godman in 1877 and subsequently available from Morris and Company

    i'm starting to get back into embriodery

    May Morris & Mary Francis Lobb......quite a bit about them from the Morris Society. A Cornish Landgirl, Lobb was Miss Morris' companion ww1 until her death. Died within months of each other. One site say there is a display at Kelmscott on MFLobb. Can't Pin other photo. Definitly butch, GBShaw call her androgynous, Blackwell? writes hermaphrodite, the labels used by upperclass.

    Bed Hanging, designed and embroidered by May Morris, daughter of William Morris

    Flower and leaf sprays embroidery design. May Morris (1862 - 1938) pencil, sepia and watercolour on paper 57.2 x 43.2 cm

    free hand embroidery might get this result

    detail of floral embroidery on antique American gown, 1876-78 -- on display in Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY