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.
The Damsel of the San Graal Summons the Knights of the Round Table to the Quest (tapestry) by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, 18981899
© Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- 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.