Art: High, Wide & Woolen

Woven pictures, designed by some of Britain's best modern artists, went on display in a London gallery last week. They were new products of an Edinburgh tapestry-weaving studio founded 40 years ago by the fourth Marquess of Bute. The Marquess' sole purpose in going into the tapestry business: to provide the kind of wall coverings he fancied for his own estates. To keep the company going in spite of death & taxes, the Marquess' descendants were now doing their best to make it pay.

They had persuaded such British artists as Sir Francis Rose, Henry Moore, Graham Sutherland and Stanley Spencer to...

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