An early-18th century crewel work table carpet in a tortoishell frame

September 18, 2019 2:40 pm Published by

Retaining its original backing. Embroidered in shades of green, blue, red, pink, brown, cream and yellow wools. Decorated with a central countryside scene depicting a sheppard and sheppardess within an elaborate cartouche with a hunting scene below. The corners decorated with other country scenes and a camel and a lion at either end. Minor repairs. French, first quarter of the 18th century. 3056741.
Width : 98.00 cm./38.50 in., Height : 62.00 cm./28.50 in.

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