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AN ENGLISH FINELY EMBROIDERED CREWELWORK CURTAIN
AN ENGLISH FINELY EMBROIDERED CREWELWORK CURTAIN

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AN ENGLISH FINELY EMBROIDERED CREWELWORK CURTAIN
Late 17th early 18th Century
Worked in red, green and brown wools with a sinuous tree rising from an imbricated ground sprouting exotic flowers and foliage, cut down, some repairs to the ground, re-backed and re-bound
42 in. x 92 in. (108 cm. x 234 cm.)

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Said to have been worked by Chrysogon French, great grand-daughter of Elizabeth Throckmorton of Coughton Court. A set of crewelwork curtains and pelmets, also said to have been worked by her, were sold at Christie's South Kensington on 27 June 1995.
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