French Cut Velvet
French Cut Velvet
French Cut Velvet

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French Cut Velvet
Late 19th c

Wonderful colours. The colours of the whole pieces are accurate. The thumbnail detail is a little strong. The fabric is strong and suitable for upholstery.

Description

woven in Lyons, a pair of panels, each with a large spray of poppies, lillies , sweet peas and irises, woven in soft shades of coral, pink, yellow, green and blue on a natural cream ground, all the decoration in velvet with two heights of pile, the ground of sateen, 29 x 26 in; 74 x 66 cm selvedge to selvedge

Condition

One piece is mint. The other has a very slight, hardly noticeable water mark to lower right hand side, the pink flower at bottom of piece, 2 1/2 x 3 in approx. This can be seen if you enlarge the first photo of the whole textile.

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