• Hanham Court - A Pastoral Idyl auction at Christies

    Sale 5466

    Hanham Court - A Pastoral Idyll

    14 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 108

    A COLLECTION OF EMBROIDERIES

    18TH CENTURY AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    A COLLECTION OF EMBROIDERIES
    18TH CENTURY AND LATER
    Comprising a long valance of green silk damask with appliqué silkwork flowers, 18th century, probably French; an embroidered hanging, also 18th century; a red velvet panel composed of four ophrey panels, Italian, early 17th century; and a cushion with a panel of strapwork appliqué
    the valance 520 x 40cm. (217 x 17in.) (4)


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    Provenance

    The green silk panel - by repute, the Housekeeper's cupboard, Longleat. Purchased from Robert Kime.