Prioress's Tale Wardrobe

Philip Speakman Webb, Designer (1831-1915)

Edward Burne-Jones, Painter (1833-1898)


Painted oak and deal

© Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Accession no. WA 1939.2

Edward Coley Burne-Jones gave this wardrobe to William Morris as a wedding present on his marriage to Jane Burden in 1859. It is inscribed "EJB to WM" in the bottom left-hand corner. [Click on the image for a larger picture; mouse over the text for links. Commentary continues below.]

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