Pair of 17th Century Italian Applique Wall Hangings

Code:
SKU:
3643
£18,900

About this piece

Applique on velvet, with checked geometric border with flame stitch surrounding stylised floral decoration; the large blue and pink flower in the centre near the top and the similar centrally placed large flower near the bottom being irises, the pair of yellow flowers two-thirds down being daffodils and the large central pink flowers probably being poppies. Both panels are mounted on stretchers

Italian, circa 1680 -1700

Provenence:
Rushbrooke Hall, Bury St. Edmonds (now demolished, 4th image)

Reference:
The V&A has a very similar 17th Wall Hanging in its collection (5th image), with geometric border and floral decoration
Museum number 128 -1873

Details

H 244 cm x W 58.5 cm
H 96¼" x W 23"

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