12 February 1999
A JOINED AND SHAPED PANEL OF SILK
Woven and brocaded in coloured silks, metal threads and fris with meandering knotty stems sprouting blossom, the field with sprays of stylised flowers and feathery leaves, some surface wear, backed
58 in. x 44 in. (147 cm. x 112 cm.) at widest part;
and a collection of mainly silk fragments, 18th Century(a lot)
See Wardrobe XIV
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