Canton / Macao silk embroidered fragment (184 x 137 cm)


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184 x 137 cm = 6ft x 4ft 6"

This remaining part of what was once part of a very beautiful fine luxury counterpane might now consists of about 2/3 of the original. Embroidered in silk and gilt thread onto fine cotton lawn. Export quality for the Portuguese trade or British East India company.

Condition - fragile, worn rubbed and stained.

Late 18th cent

Ref:  15814

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