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VERDURE WITH FIGURES IN A WOODED LANDSCAPE
TAPESTRY CARTOON, FRANCE CIRCA 1900
Gouache on paper backed with acid-free paper and linen.

THESE CARTOONS WERE USED TO WEAVE TAPESTRIES ON JACQUARD LOOMS, THESE WERE THE FIRST
SEMI-MECHANICAL LOOMS INVENTED IN THE LATE 18TH C.
THIS CARTOON HAS COLOUR REFERENCES IN PENCIL ON THE SURFACE

HEIGHT: 61½" (156 cm)
WIDTH: 88" (223.5 cm)

£4,500 + VAT

 

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