These are very RARE crewel woolwork columns. Similar can be seen in* Lovely colours and delightful twisting acanthus leaves. These could be mounted on stretchers and just hung or framed in traditional frame, or have a perspex box made for them. Personally I like to see the work so would just have them mounted to enjoy. We can do the work for you.
each with a diagonally striped column in graduated shades of red, blue and beige,with huge curling and coiling acanthus leaves with a variety of minute fillings, standing on plinths, each 4 x 6ft 5 in or 1.2 x 1.97 m drop
These were badly re applied in the late 19th century so we unpicked them. We have bought some diagonal twill weave linen, similar to the original, had it hand dyed and re applied the columns by hand resulting in a very fine and rare pair of hangings.
* Nevinson, John L Catalogue of English Domestic Embroidery plate LIII , p 71 similar to Hatton Garden hanging
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