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A GROUP OF THREE APPLIQUÉ PANELS AND A GROUP OF SALMON PINK SILK PANELS
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A GROUP OF THREE APPLIQUÉ PANELS AND A GROUP OF SALMON PINK SILK PANELS

PROBABLY ITALIAN AND FRENCH, 17TH AND 18TH CENTURY

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A GROUP OF THREE APPLIQUÉ PANELS AND A GROUP OF SALMON PINK SILK PANELS
PROBABLY ITALIAN AND FRENCH, 17TH AND 18TH CENTURY
The appliqué panels applied with red silk, outlined in metal cord, forming large scale stylised flowerheads framed by scrolling foliage and pairs of pomegranates, against a 'cloth of gold' ground, trimmed with gilt metal fringe to the bottom; the salmon pink silk panels comprising four panels, including one composed of two joined lengths, brocaded with silver metal threads and blue silks with stylised floral trails; one large, joined length panel densely brocaded in silver metal threads with pomegrantes, flower heads and foliage; together with two further panels
The appliqué panels 21.2 x 117.2 in. (53 x 293 cm.); the joined silk panel 42 x 66 in. (107 x 168 cm.); the large joined panel 62 x 72 in. (158 x 183 cm.); the two further panels 21 x 56 in. (53 x 142 cm.) (10)
Provenance
The Mayorcas Collection, February 1999, Christie's London, lot 344 and lot 148
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