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.

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.

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