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A LARGE CREWEL WORK HANGING
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A LARGE CREWEL WORK HANGING

LATE 17TH CENTURY

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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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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage

Lot Essay

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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