Category Archives: French Tapestry

#17577 Aubusson: circa 1800

Rug #17577 Aubusson Carpet France, Aubusson Workshops Size: 15’6” x 25’6” Period: Directoire, 1797-1804 Structure: warp:    wool, tan to light brown, natural, Z-2-S, 8/in. weft:     wool, Z-2-S, 24/in technique: slit tapestry This flatweave carpet is a fine example of the … Continue reading

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#21100 French Tapestry

Rug # 21100 Tapestry, probably Beauvais, France 7’0” x 7’8” Probably second half of the 19th century In the style of Francois Boucher (mid 18th century) . Structure and Materials: Warp: wool, natural, tan, Z-3-S, 19-20/in Weft:    wool, Z-2-S, … Continue reading

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#20319 French Tapestry: circa 1900

Rug #: 20319 Tapestry, Gobelins Factory, France 9’0” x 6’4” (2.77 m x 1.92 m) Circa 1900 “The Air” or “Aurora & Cephalus”, from a set of The Four Elements From a design of Francois Boucher Structure: Slit tapestry weave. … Continue reading

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