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    Sale 5422

    Fine European Costume & Textiles

    1 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    A FINE BEADWORK PANEL

    ENGLISH, DATED 1669

    Price Realised  

    A FINE BEADWORK PANEL
    ENGLISH, DATED 1669
    beadwork slips applied to cream silk cushion, depicting an elegant couple with dog, and a fine lion and leopard, monogrammed 'MM, framed and glazed
    16 x 12in. (40.6 x 30.5cm.)


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    Rather than the more usual royal or allegorical figures, these appear to have been modeled on actual subjects; the lady's skirt is worked with an 'S' motif, and the gentleman appears to sport a five o'clock shadow.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Post Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES