29 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,000
AN ALTAR FRONTAL
CONTINENTAL, 18TH CENTURY
of ivory silk, the diapered ground embroidered with silver foliage and flowers
80in. x 41in. (203cm. x 104cm.)
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