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    Sale 5355

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    20 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 110

    A FINE LINEN DAMASK TABLE CLOTH

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    A FINE LINEN DAMASK TABLE CLOTH
    Walter Crane (1845-1915)
    finely woven with a stylized Art Nouveau motif including fruit trees, swans and peacocks, marked with laundry tag 'P Lambert'
    88 x 140in. (223.5 x 355.6cm)


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    As student to Ruskin, Millais, and Rosetti among others, the artist and designer Walter Crane worked to bring art into the daily lives of all classes; his pre-Raphaelite and Art Nouveau designs were intended for media ranging from raised tiles to easel paintings, and often included textile designs such as this example.

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