A mid-late 17th century embroidered and lace band sampler

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Lot 624
A mid-late 17th century embroidered and lace band sampler

Sold for £ 8,500 (US$ 10,319) inc. premium

The Oxford Fine Sale

1 Jul 2015, 10:00 BST

Oxford

A mid-late 17th century embroidered and lace band sampler
The top section featuring seven bands of Reticella lace of varying depths featuring floral and geometric designs; above two bands of Punto in Aria needlelace, one featuring a pair of parrots, acorns, pomegranates, caterpillars and strawberries, the second inverted panel featuring Adam and Eve flanking an apple tree; the lower section featuring bands of polychrome silk embroidery, depicting the alphabet, floral bands and 'boxer' motifs, on a linen ground,
90 x 18cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The DeFreville's of Hinxton Hall in Cambridgeshire.
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A mid-late 17th century embroidered and lace band sampler
A mid-late 17th century embroidered and lace band sampler
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