Thomas Hopper (Rochester 1776 - London 1856)
Carpet. A hand-knotted Axminster square carpet with neo-Norman (Celtic and Medieval) pattern, preserving strong colours of brown, orange and ochre, and including a stylized lion mask; designed by Thomas Hopper or Thomas Willement.
Makers and roles
Thomas Hopper (Rochester 1776 - London 1856), possible designer Thomas Willement (London c.1786 - Faversham 1871), possible designer