French Lille Tapestry

GBP 49,000.00

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Object Description

“The Gardener”
A fine and extremely rare mid 18th century French Lille Tapestry
Dimensions: 297cm high x 198cm wide
Very finely woven in silk and wool, circa 1750.

Signed by the weaver: “The Widow of Guillaume Werniers” – LA VEUVE.DE G.W.L.M.F
The design by David Teniers
A pastoral scene depicting a gardener leaning on his fork and a man smoking a pipe in a woodland setting.
( see Handbook to the Teniers Tapestries by H.C. Marillier – Oxford University Press 1932 )

Object Condition

In excellent original condition

Object Details

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