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    Sale 5369

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    4 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 332

    A LARGE CREWEL WORK HANGING

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE CREWEL WORK HANGING
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    the natural linen ground finely worked in coloured wools in a motif of plume-like leaves, and incorportaing depictions of exotic shepherds and animals
    102 x 74in. (259 x 188cm.)


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    The design used on this hanging can be traced to a plate used on an Indian palampore of the same period in the Collection of the Victorian & Albert Museum, London. It is part of a group of four, acquired from Ashburnham Place in Sussex (museum number IS.156-1953).

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