Antique French Hand Painted & Applique Portiere

Antique French Hand Painted & Applique Portiere

Code: 10866

Dimensions:H: 304cm (119.7")W: 181cm (71.3")

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A superb Antique French hand painted and applique work portiere dated 1888. Of mustard coloured wool hand painted with a leaf decorated pillared arch supported by columns capped with winged cherubs. With a portrait roundel to the top corners, the right hand example dated 1888. The velvet applique work is hand painted with foliate swags emanating from a lions mask and applied with corded rope detailing throughout. Lined in a mustard coloured cotton backing.
 
In generally good condition, some of the ropework cording is missing and detached in places.
 
304cm high x 181cm wide. Aperture measures 262cm x 87cm.