London, South Kensington
6 March 2001
A joined wedding sheet of white linen, the top crewel worked in coloured wools and silver thread with exotic birds on flowering trees, with a deep bobbin lace border, monogrammed KL--104 x 70in. (260 x 175cm.), Hungarian; and another, embroidered in light green silk and silver thread with scrolling flowers, both ends with bobbin lace border --96 x 70in. (240 x 176cm.), Hungarian; and a set of bed curtains of white linen, the borders embroidered in black and orange silk with a geometrical pattern and edged with black and orange tassel, eight pieces in total; and a small cover of white linen, embroidered in coloured silks with roses within cross stitched geometric frames and the field with scattered rose buds; and an antependium of yellow and salmon pink brocade silk, the ends and centre with broad bands of taupe velvet, the centre with an embroidered medallion depicting St. Gerome, with fringed edges--20 x 71in. (50 x 179cm.), 19th century; and a small group of panels, including two of chine velvet, woven in browns with a spot motif
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