Description

    A Large French Verdure au Ville Aubusson-Style Tapestry, mostly 18th century
    130 inches high x 129-1/2 inches wide (330.2 x 328.9 cm)

    The wool tapestry having scrolled and foliate border with interspersed floral bouquets, central ground depicting lush greenery, storks, parrot and exotic avian species inhabiting trees, central town scene with medieval chateau near lake, with town and mountains to background.


    Condition Report*:

    Areas of replaced border selvedge, some thread baring and appearance of repairs (may have been original to the piece and intended to confer age), some soiling, some loose threads, appears to retain original linen backing, velcro border added to reverse, otherwise good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2016
    20th-22nd Saturday-Monday
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