29 - 30 March 2001
A GROUP OF SEVEN SILK DAMASK CUSHIONS
Late 19th century
Each of burgundy ground silk woven with metal thread in armorial patterns
Each 18½in. (47cm.) high, 20½in. (52cm.) wide approximately (7)
The fabric for these cushions sold from the Mayorcas Collection, Christie's London, 12 February 1999, lot 619 (part).
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Woven in the 16th Century style, compare the fabric of the smaller cushions to that illustrated in C.C. Mayer-Thurman, Textiles in the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1992, p. 24.
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