A 16th century cloth of drawn thread work depicting mythological animals
Lot 4
A 16th century cloth of drawn thread work depicting mythological animals
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
25 Jul 2013 11:00 BST

Auction 21127
A 16th century cloth of drawn thread work depicting mythological animals A 16th century cloth of drawn thread work depicting mythological animals
Lot Details
A 16th century cloth of drawn thread work depicting mythological animals
Edged with plaited bobbin lace, 60 x 47cm; a linen cloth with Lacis insertions depicting heraldic animals edged with plaited bobbin lace, 142 x 100cm; an insertion of 16th/17th century cutwork; a braid based Reticella insertion with bobbin lace edging; a Reticella insertion with fringed linen border; and a pair of deep Punto in Aria cuffs. (7)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Purchased from the sale of 'A Collection of Fine Lace: The Property of the late Mrs D.L. Einstein of New York City', sold at Sotheby & Co., Bond Street on January 23rd 1953.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note: Printed catalogue ammendment: Lot 4 is illustrated on page 5, and is mislabelled as Lot 3. The online illustration is correct
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