Jacobean / European antique embroidered fragment (85 x 48cm)

£ 450.00

85 x 48 cm // 2ft 9" x 1ft 7" plus another smaller fragment.

Possibly Jacobean English a fragment of what was once a rich and ravishing embroidery that smothered the entire surface of an unbleached cotton ground support with embroidery in silk and large quantity of gilt metal. The design is of embellished oak leaves and rosettes - some blue so possibly forget me nots ? .

The raised parts of the embroidery has suffered from friction in use.

17 or 18th cent

Ref: 16246

 


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