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    Sale 5318

    Fine Costume & Textiles: The Collector's Sale

    4 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 15

    AN IMPORTANT FRAGMENT OF EMBROIDERED LINEN, SWISS, 13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IMPORTANT FRAGMENT OF EMBROIDERED LINEN, SWISS, 13TH CENTURY
    embroidered in olive green, blue, yellow and white against a rust red ground, with two full interlocking circles containing a bird with a bough in its beak, with a further partial row of circles with a fire breathing beast above--20in. x 11in. (51cm. x 28cm.)


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    See The Iklé Collection, Christie's South Kensington, 7 November 1989, lot 57, for a related textile.

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