Michael O’Connell

Michael O'Connell tapestry in Little Hadham ChurchIn the Nave of Little Hadham Church in Hertfordshire hangs a textile showing a stylised representation of part of the rather scattered village. It is by Michael O’Connell (1898-1976), who was a textile artist living nearby at Perry Green, where Henry Moore lived. He is described as a “pioneer in the production of textiles using dye resist techniques”. There is a website set up by his son which gives more information: michaeloconnell.org.uk. Well worth having a look.