Flora by Sir Edward Burne Jones and William Morris, circa 1885. 

The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England. 

The quotation by William Morris reads:

I am the handmaid of the earth,
I broider fair her glorious gown,
And deck her on her days of mirth
With many a garland of renown.

And while Earth’s little ones are fain
And play about the Mother’s hem
I scatter every gift I gain
From sun and wind to gladden them.

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