Antique French Aubusson Carpet, Fine Tapestry

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Size: 
12'2" x 15'11" - 371cm x 485cm

Origin:

Period: 
Late 19th century
Materials: 
Wool pile, wool warp & weft
Condtion: 
Excellent
Price: 
$27,000.00
Item#: 
16977
Notes: 
Antique French Aubusson carpet, one of the finest tapestry, 19th century in excellent condition. Purchased from estate of Richard and Diane Fisher collection and reputed from estate of Jenny Lind. Jenny Lind Swedish Opera singer (6 October 1820 – 2 November 1887) One of the most highly regarded singers of the 19th century. Tapestry manufacture at Aubusson and in the upper valley of the Creuse in central France. They have developed from looms in isolated family workshops established by Flemings that are noted in documents from the 16th century. The town of Felletin is identified as the source from which came the Aubusson tapestries in the inventory of Charlotte of Albret, Duchess of Valentinois and widow of Cesare.