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Antique Aubusson Tapestry 

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Traditional Aubusson tapestry features a country scene with a manor house, river with bridge and distant mountain. Hand-woven in the traditional tans and pastels.

Appears to have been used as a seat cover, perhaps for a settee.

DATE: circa nineteenth century

SIZE: 35 x 30 inches | 89 x 76 centimeters

Tapestry is overall in Good condition.

  • Piece is overall clean and free of any odors.
  • Fabric remains flexible and pliable.
  • Expected openings and margins from use on chairs. (See photos)
  • Tapestry has a few pulls and splits, as well as some modest faint stains. (See photos)
  • CR20201111

Aubusson is a French community that has been famous throughout the world since the 14th century for it's tapestries and rugs. Royalty have collected these woven works by the 16th century. Their popularity and demand diminished with the French Revolution and the popularity of wall paper, but the tradition of this exacting technique continues on location to this day! In 2016 the weaving style was listed as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. [Veranda home decorators]

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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