Woollen pile Carpet by Unknown Artist

Carpet bearing the arms of the Fremlin family, commissioned at Agra or Lahore by William Fremlin, an employee of the East India Company.


Details

Medium:
Wool
Dimensions:
579 x 244 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £3,066)
Acquired in:
1935
Vendor:
Paris Auction

Persian hunting design of beasts of prey and plants but the colouring is Indian. Condition worn and restored.

Provenance

Paris sale, 1935.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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