• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 185

    A CASTELLO BRANCO JOINED COVERLET

    PORTUGAL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CASTELLO BRANCO JOINED COVERLET
    PORTUGAL, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    the ecru linen ground embroidered in floss silks with stylised scrolling flowers and fruits around a central ogival medallion worked with a tree sprouting exotic large-scale flowers, with similar floral scrolling borders, trimmed with an ivory silk fringe
    64 x 100 in. (163 x 254 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Mayorcas Collection of Tapestries and Textiles, King Street, lot 548