29 - 30 March 2001
AN ENGLISH NEEDLEPOINT CARPET
Mid 19th Century
Having a central Austrian armorial on a cream geometric field with lush floral arrangements in each corner linked by a leafy garland, all within a cream floral garland border, reduced in size
Approximately 13ft. 11in. x 13ft. 10in. (427cm. x 422cm.)
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The armorial depicted in this carpet belongs to the Austrian Kubeck von Kuban who became a baron on 29 March 1829.
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