The Damsel of the San Graal Summons the Knights of the Round Table to the Quest (tapestry) by Sir Edward Burne-Jones

Tapestry represents the first scene in a series illustrating the Quest of the San Graal from Malory's Morte d'Arthur which Burne-Jones designed from manufacture by Morris and Co.


Wool & silk
263 x 518 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,000 ( Total: £108,900)
Acquired in:

at Merton Abbey. High-warp tapestry in wool and silk.


One of a set commissioned by George McCulloch in 1894 for his house in Queen's Gate, Kensington; Mrs Coutts Michie by 1925; anon sale, Sotheby's, 1980.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000

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