Silken textiles by Englishman Edward William Godwin in the Ruskinian Gothic style. Living from 1833 to 1886 he was a friend of James Whistler. Maybe a little more than a friend or less because after Godwin died his widow became the new Mrs. Whistler.

"Ely." 1873.
“Ely.” 1873. Silk damask. In the public domain because the maker has been dead over 70 years. via
"Bird." 1876. Furnishing fabric.
“Bird.” 1876. Furnishing fabric. Jacquard woven silk. @ Victoria and Albert Museum, London. via
"Daliah." Undated.
“Daliah.” Undated. Woven silk with a design taken from Japanese crests. In the public domain in the United States because the designer has been dead over 70 years. via

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