The Chaloner Carpet by Unknown Artist

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


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

Venue details

Burrell Collection Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, GLASGOW Strathclyde G43 1AT 0141 287 2550

Entry details

Free to all

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