London, South Kensington
23 May 2006
A FRAMED EMBROIDERY IN THE STYLE OF BURNE-JONES
depicting a figure among orange trees and with flowers, possibly Saint Dorothea, worked in coloured silks with gilt thread details and with painted features, framed and glazed,--22.5 x 41in. (57 x 104cm)
Said to have been made for the sixth Duke of Portland.
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With handwritten note to reverse: "Designed and embroidered by Miss V Cavendish Bentwick (died 1932) and given to M Elphinstone."
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