Pattern of intertwined vines bearing large leaves, large yellow flowers and gourd-like fruits.
The Chaloner Carpet by Unknown Artist, 15991601
© Burrell Collection
- Wool and hemp
- Art Fund grant:
- £75,000 ( Total: £297,970; Tax remission; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Trustees of the Gisborough Settled Estates
Also includes birds, butterflies, caterpillars, dragonflies, snails and snakes.
By descent from Sir Thomas Chaloner to the Trustees of the Gisborough Settled Estates; Christie's 8/7/1999 (lot 100); bought by a private Kuwaiti collector
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