French antique Tissue (159 x 153cm)

£ 360.00

159 x 153 cm  //  5ft 3” x 5ft

Technically described as Tissu in France and in England as Chintzing, this heavy technique of weaving can be recognised by the distinctive banding of each colour verso. 
The cloth has a high metal content.

Condition: the textile has a number of stains but the exuberant nature of the pattern renders these almost unnoticeable

English or Continental

• mid to late 19th C

Ref. 16875

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