The Chaloner Carpet by Unknown Artist

Pattern of intertwined vines bearing large leaves, large yellow flowers and gourd-like fruits.

Details

Medium:
Wool and hemp
Art Fund grant:
£75,000 ( Total: £297,970; Tax remission; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
2000
Vendor:
Trustees of the Gisborough Settled Estates

Also includes birds, butterflies, caterpillars, dragonflies, snails and snakes.

Provenance

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

Venue details

Burrell Collection Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, GLASGOW Strathclyde G43 1AT 0141 287 2550 www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/burrell-collection

Entry details

Free to all

The Burrell Collection is closed for refurbishment and will reopen in 2020.

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