Two English Table Carpets by Unknown Artist

1) In tent and stem stitch.

Details

Medium:
Needlework
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1930
Vendor:
Hurcomb, Agent Durlacher

Circa1550. 3 medallions on a diaper ground. Arms of the Giffard family of Steeple Claydon, dims 5.61 x 54 m.2) Tent stitch, made in 1602 for the marriage of Oliver St John. 4.27 x 2.08 m.

Provenance

Collection of Lord St John of Bletso

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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