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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 230

    A NEEDLEWORK CARPET

    FRANCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NEEDLEWORK CARPET
    FRANCE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Woven in five panels, the midnight-black field with a dense design of scrolling acanthus leaves linking stylised roses and floral bouquets, in a foliate border with an ornate linked scrolling golden acanthus outer border, corroded black, localised repair
    14ft. 4in. x 12ft. 8in. (436cm. x 387cm.)


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