Large Chintz Wall or Bed Hanging, European C19th
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A large sized wall hanging or bed hanging, hand block printed and hand painted in Europe, possibly Italy(?)
This hanging is a 19th century version of an Indian chintz which was strongly influenced by the engraved ornament of French court designer Jean Bérain 1638-1711, chief designer to the court of Louis XIV, the Sun King. His elaborate architectural and decorative designs were highly influential.
The bold architectural strap work design of this hanging decorated with floral garlands, draped cloth, split leaf shapes, vases of flowers and perching birds.
In very good condition with some historic mending and some light discolouration, which it may be possible to remove with specialist cleaning.
Measurements: 239 cm (W) x 332 cm (L)