Unique examples of a type of 16th century hanging; four wall hangings and fragments, with complex monograms, emblems and animals in many small panels, on a background of green velvet with inter-lace pattern in gold.

The illustration shows a close-up detail of the Marian Tapestry by Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth Countess of Shrewsbury shown by their royal and personal monograms in the applique.

Provenance

Lord Montague; Hon Mary Browne, who married Sir Richard Bedingfield in 1761; in the possession of the Bedingfields of Oxenburgh since 18th century


Oxburgh Hall

Oxborough, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 9PS
01366 328 258
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