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A beauvais pastoral tapestry, early 18th century
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A beauvais pastoral tapestry, early 18th century

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A beauvais pastoral tapestry, early 18th century
Woven in coloured wools and silks, with les jeux d'enfants, five children set in a wooded landscape, with roses with a fortified town in the distance, within a border with arabesques, cornucopiae and acanthus scrolls with cherubs satyress entwined dolphins and roundels with classical busts, initialled G.H. within stylised foliate guard stripes, some repairs and re-weaving, reduced in size
71in. (180cm.) wide, 123in. (312cm.) long
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Lot Essay

The 'GH' could possibly be 'GW' after restoration and refer to Guillaume Werniers who worked in Lille from 1688 until 1738
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