Circa Date : 1810
Materials : Cotton
Colour : Red and White
Country of Origin : France
Designer/ made by : Manufacture Oberkampf
Condition Report : Good condition,some sun damage to right hand side of each curtain. Ground a pale tea stain colour. Some minor tiny marks.
Size 334 cm H x 111 cm W
Rare to find a wonderful pair of Antique 1810 Toile de Jouy curtains.
The design is Pallas and Venus an 1810 print from from Oberkampf at Jouy.
Very Decorative Woven Tapestry from the 1930’s which is loosely based on the famous 11th century ‘Bayeux’ Tapestry . In good condition the tapestry , which was woven in France, measures 80 inches long x 36 high This attractive vintage though highly foreshortened version of the original, depicts Norman cavalry knights charging at the English infantry.
The world famous Bayeux Tapestry , created by Nuns in the 11th century to memorialise William the Conqueror’s victory at the battle of Hastings in 1066, is housed today in the museum at Bayeux in Normandy, France .