Lot n° 160
500 - 600
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Bicephalous eagle border, Gros Point de Venise,... - Lot 160 - Coutau-Bégarie
Bicephalous eagle border, Gros Point de Venise, 3rd quarter of the 17th century.
The border in Gros Point de Venise needlepoint has a rare double-headed eagle motif from which foliated foliage and flowers in various stitches, punctually embroidered in over-thickness, emerge in perfect axial symmetry; the motifs are linked by thin pocketed flanges with a few pocketed rings. Ivory-coloured linen.
Dim. 105 cm x 18 cm (good general condition, some discrete small restorations)
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