Album of 97 designs for silks by James Leman

This group of beautiful designs for silk are almost all by James Leman and the earliest silk designs to have survived anywhere.


Details

Medium:
Watercolour
Dimensions:
49 x 31 cm
Art Fund grant:
£22,500 ( Total: £90,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Vanners & Fennell

Bound into a fragile nineteenth century volume, they are executed in brilliant watercolours and are in excellent condition. They include floral and leaf designs.

Provenance

Messrs Vanner and Fennell.

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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