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 16in. (40.5cm.) high, 23½in. (59.5cm.) wide approximately (7)
The fabric for these cushions was 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 these cushions to that in C.C. Mayer-Thurman, Textiles in the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1992, p. 24.
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