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21431 British Needlepoint: circa 1920

Made by Puntro Molley (?).  His needlepoint rugs were more appealing than others made at the time due to his varied use of different kinds of wool (thickness, sheen, etc) and varied stitching methods.  In one piece, perhaps 5-6 types … Continue reading

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#40-570 Flander Tapestry: circa 1700

Flemish Tapestry Panel Audenarde, c. 1600 8’1” x 9’5” Warp: wool, ivory to light brown, some mixing, natural, Z-Z-S 8-9 warps/in., a few areas up to 12/in. Weft: wool, Z-1, Z-Z-S, 28-30 pattern shouts/in; Woven sideways, left to right, on … Continue reading

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#18888 Tapestry: circa 1650

Rug #18888 Subject: Scene from a life of Moses Series, probably the reconciliation of Miriam and Zipporah Size:10’1” x 12’8” (3.07m x 3.86m). Period: Late 16th / early 17th century. Origin: Brussels, no mark Maker: No mark. Structure: Warp, wool, … 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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#40-1150 Silvia Heyden Tapestry: circa 1965

Rug #:40-1150 Origin: America Type: Tapestry Size: 4’3″ x 7’7″ Construction: High warp linen tapestry Circa: 1965         Silvia Heyden, born Silvia Stucky, in Basel Switzerland in 1927, studied at the School of Arts in Zürich from … Continue reading

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Flemmish Tapestry #20440: circa 1700

Tapestry, Flemish, probably Brussels, depicting a scene from the Story of Tobias. Late 17th Century 7’ 2” x 10’ 2” (originally approximately 10-10’ 6” x 12’ 6”- 13”) No weaver’s on town mark. Rebordered in plain stripes; slightly reduced from … Continue reading

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