Pontremoli-type vintage floral needlework rug (162 x 118cm)

£ 1,240.00

162 x 118 cm  //  5ft 4" x 3ft 10"

J.M. Pontremoli (1888-1952) established his workshop in 1910 and maintained a fashionable salon/studio in Paddington where pre WWII where Society Ladies and Debs would come and practice needlework. Until recently the premises was maintained as a tapestry conservation workshop.

The old Queen Mother (Mother of Elizabeth II and previously widowed to King George VI), awarded Pontremoli a Royal Warrant and his needlepoint rugs are still to be found in the Royal Household. Other patrons include: The late Queen Elizabeth II, H.R.H. The Duke of Kent etc.

The small rug has very recently been professionally relined / backed

Paddington London

• circa 1930

Ref. 16812


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