One of seven designs in Birmingham's collection for Chaucer's 'Legend of Good Women', six of which were used in the bay window of the Combination Room at Peterhouse College, Cambridge. This image of Phyllis was also used for a colour tile executed by Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. in 1864.

  • Purchased and presented by subscribers, 1903.
  • © Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Association Artist Organisation
Artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones -


Type Position(s) Method Date(s) Notes
SP 13092
Maker's mark top right Handwritten - Pencil


Catalogue No. Venue Date(s)
The Decorative Art of Burne-Jones and Morris
17 Midland Area Travelling Exhibition 1957 - 1957
Morris & Company in Cambridge
76 (6) Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge 1980-09-30 - 1980-11-16
Burne-Jones: Dal Preraffaelismo al Simbolismo
89 Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome 1986-10-07 - 1987-01-03
L'Amore: dall'Olympico all'Alcova
3,10 Mole Antonelliana, Turin 1992-05-30 - 1992-10-04


Author(s) Date(s) Publisher Pages
City of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery: Catalogue of the Permanent Collection of Drawings
A E Whitley 1939 Bemrose & Sons Ltd, Derby p. 133
The Stained Glass of Wililam Morris and His Circle
A Charles Sewter 1975 Yale University Press, New Haven Vol. I: fig. 202; Vol. II: pp. 45, 207
William Morris Tiles
Hilary Myers, Richard Myers 1996 Richard Dennis, Somerset p. 79, fig 125
Hidden Burne-Jones, Works on paper by Edward Burne-Jones from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
Elisa Korb, Tessa Sidey 2007 Dan Giles, Ltd., London p. 64


Charles Fairfax Murray

Associated people

Name Type
William Morris Associated with
Geoffrey Chaucer Author

Associated places

Name Type
Combination Room, Peterhouse College Made for

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