Spitalfields Silk
Spitalfields Silk
Spitalfields Silk
Spitalfields Silk
Spitalfields Silk
Spitalfields Silk
Spitalfields Silk
Spitalfields Silk

Spitalfields Silk
1745-7

Beautiful design and colours. I think this has to have been designed by Anna Maria Garthwaite. Length E.

Description

Diagonal sprays of mauve pinks (carnations) with two types of red buds, all on the same stem, crossed with a single spray of mauve and red polyanthus? and another of blue campion, interspersed with sprays of pink roses, polyanthus and blue flowers, all in shades of blue, red, pink, mauve, puce, ochre, yellow and ivory silks on cream silk satin ground. 

V cut at top. Below the V measures 33 x 19 1/2 in; 84 x 50 cm. 1 repeat.

Condition

Folds and two hole, the size of pencil end,to left hand side. Stitching holes.

Comments

Silk Designs of the Eighteenth Century Natalie Rothstein p 208, no 240. Similarities with the sprays of flowers with three species, crossed by a single spray.

The overall look is similar to no 235 page 205 in above book. It also appears to have green selvedge lines.

Price: £295 | $370 | €340

Ref N°: E

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