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The floor of Westminster Abbey’s Chapter House, a room briefly used by Parliament in the 14th century, is covered in the most charming medieval tiles imaginable, their decoration depicting fleurs-de-lys and lions as well as the simplified forms of soldiers on horseback complete with shields and swords. It is easy to imagine how these tiles could become a scarf, I quickly sketched them on one of my visits to the Abbey and reproduced the medieval craftsman’s designs in lino when I got back to my studio.

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