18 June 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 103,250
Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000
A GEORGE III GROS-POINT NEEDLEWORK CARPET
CIRCA 1775, ENGLAND
Worked in cross-stitch with an octagonal medallion with flowers and foliage on a brown and pink ground with florettes, the shaded green and red border with entwined flowerheads, between olive-green floral stripes, extensively worked
14 ft.9 in. x 10 ft.6 in. (449 cm. x 320 cm.)
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Acquired from Vigo-Sternberg Galleries, April 1971.
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