Large Impressive Antique Pillow
An early17th century French Aubusson Tapestry Panel woven in coloured wool and silks
Edged along bottom with 18th Century hand made silver metallic lace
Finished with two large oversize 18th Century French Silver Metallic Tassels
Backed with antique homespun linen
Tapestry panel is approx Four Hundred year old and of course shows appropriate signs of wear commensurate with its great age
Antique patina to silver metallic lace trim. Age related wear to tassels
This museum worthy tapestry now deserves to be treated with care
An impressive and very decorative pillow for interior design and should not to be over handled
SIZE 18 inches high x 17 inches wide (max)
On a genuine 17th century verdure tapestry we would of course expect to see evidence confirming its 400 years of use.
Loose missing threads, areas of general wear
areas of re weaving / restoration, lines of separation within the weaving, delicate areas, sun fading and brittle threads.
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