Fine Antique Textiles, Tapestries and Pillows
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480 Gate Five Road
Suite 109, East Deck
Sausalito, CA 94965 · 415-398-8115 · ktaylor-lotus.com

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87¼" long x 23¾" wide

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An opulent c.1870 French voided red silk velvet with a gold metallic ground woven at Lyon, France by Tassinari & Chatel with a large repeated design of a floral urn flanked by birds, rampant lions below, and a canopy flanked by a pair of minstrals. Woven for a particular patron, this velvet is an example of the kind of textiles woven for the very wealthy in the the 19th century. Provenance: Tassinari & Chatel archives.