Pontromoli vintage floral needlework rug (162 x 118cm)

£ 1,240.00

162 x 118cm // 5ft 4" x 3ft 10"

JM Pontromoli ( 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


Collections: Featured Products, Rugs