Auction 07.01.1992

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 07.01.1992

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Four fragments of ivory silk embroidered in coloured silks with trailing...

Four fragments of ivory silk embroidered in coloured silks with trailing naturalistic flowers and leaves, probably French, late 18th century, from a dress

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £20 - £120

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A cover of ivory silk brocaded in coloured silk with scattered sprays of...

A cover of ivory silk brocaded in coloured silk with scattered sprays of flowers among narrow garlands, two sides with panels of green silk brocade-- 90in x 100in., joins, late 18th century

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A tapestry fragment woven in many colours with three ladies leaning from a...

A tapestry fragment woven in many colours with three ladies leaning from a balcony, with a balustrade in the background-- 24in x 32in., probably French, mid 18th century

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A linen coverlet embroidered in shades of yellow, green, pink and blue with...

A linen coverlet embroidered in shades of yellow, green, pink and blue with a dense pattern of coiling stems within a narrow border, fringed-- 64in x 92in., Portuguese, late 18th century

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A linen border embroidered in pink silk with a pattern of pairs of cherubs...

A linen border embroidered in pink silk with a pattern of pairs of cherubs flanking urns shooting dragons with bows and arrows worked in reverse against a drawn thread work ground-- 9in x 35in., Italian, early 17th century ; and two other similar pieces. (3

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A pair of ivory silk panels embroidered in coloured silks and chenille...

A pair of ivory silk panels embroidered in coloured silks and chenille threads ecah with an exotic bird perched in a tree-- each approx 13in x 8in., circa 1790 (2

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A drawstring purse of crimson velvet, embroidered in metal threads and...

A drawstring purse of crimson velvet, embroidered in metal threads and coloured silks with tall flowering shrubs on either side framed by a floral border-- 9in x 6in., Turkish, late 19th century ; and an Indian ourse. (2

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A collection of Islamic textiles, including a phulkari shawl of rust...

A collection of Islamic textiles, including a phulkari shawl of rust coloured cotton, embroidered in cream, orange and ivory floss silks, with a repeating pattern of rows of stylised flowerheads-- 40in x 90in., Indian, 19th century (a lot

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A cover of pink silk guaze, embroidered in gilt threads, the field with a...

A cover of pink silk guaze, embroidered in gilt threads, the field with a repeating scalloped pattern, the borders with buteh , leaves and flowers-- 46in x 95in., Indian. late 19th century

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A set of five appliqué panels worked in pastel coloured cottons with...

A set of five appliqué panels worked in pastel coloured cottons with Eygptian style motifs-- each 42in x 18in., circa 1920 (5

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A pair of pale green silk curtains woven with a self coloured pattern of...

A pair of pale green silk curtains woven with a self coloured pattern of stripes entwined with garlands, fringed-- 114in x 52oin., lined and interlined, early 20th century

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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An ivory satin coverlet, with applied embroidery in coloured silks with a...

An ivory satin coverlet, with applied embroidery in coloured silks with a central medallion of coiling flowers and stems, the field with scattered irises, carnations and roses, the borders of trailing flowers-- 94in x 100in., in the 18th century style, circa 1890

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A shield shaped panel for a firescreen, embroidered in coloured wools and...

A shield shaped panel for a firescreen, embroidered in coloured wools and grisaille beads with a spray of roses against a red ground-- 20in x 18in., mid 19th century ; and four early 20th century needlework cushions. (5

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A length of blue shot silk woven with silver gilt thread with a pattern of...

A length of blue shot silk woven with silver gilt thread with a pattern of flocks of flying birds-- 41in wide, 20th century

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £20 - £100

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A commemorative silk handkerchief woven with a central portrait of Queen...

A commemorative silk handkerchief woven with a central portrait of Queen Victoria, surrounded by vignettes from her life, including her coronation and wedding-- 25in square, circa 1887

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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Two borders of crimson silk damask woven with foliage, trimmed with braid...

Two borders of crimson silk damask woven with foliage, trimmed with braid and fringing-- 6in x 62in and 6in x 90in., 18th century ; and two appliqua© panels. (4

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £10 - £100

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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"Tulip and Rose", a pair of Morris and Company wool curtains woven with a...

"Tulip and Rose", a pair of Morris and Company wool curtains woven with a repeating floral pattern in shades of blue, cream and rust-- 90in x 62in., last quarter of 19th centurySee illustration of detail

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £500 - £1,000

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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"Peacock and Dragon", a pair of Morris and Company wool curtains, woven in...

"Peacock and Dragon", a pair of Morris and Company wool curtains, woven in shades of rust, green and blue with a repeating pattern of pairs of animals amongst foliage-- 84in x 50in., last quarter of 19th century ; and a pair of green wool curtains. (2

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A collection of textiles, including a bead and woolwork chair seat and...

A collection of textiles, including a bead and woolwork chair seat and back, mid 19th century ; an Indian crewewlwork cover, a collection of lace fragments and a collection of embroidery patterns, circa 1910-1930 (a lot

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £140 - £160

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A kelim, woven with two wide borders composed of panels with various...

A kelim, woven with two wide borders composed of panels with various geometric patterns in deep red wool against a sand coloured ground-- 68in x 150in., probably Anatolian, 19th century

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A border of crimson silk damask, worked with appliqué embroidery with...

A border of crimson silk damask, worked with appliqué embroidery with crowned thistles, roses and fleur de lys flanking the central initails AR surmounted by a coronet, the borders woven with strapwork and flowers-- 20in x 75in., late 19th century

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £50 - £100

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A length of pale green figured silk woven in coloured silks with a...

A length of pale green figured silk woven in coloured silks with a repeating floral pattern against a ground of thunder lines-- 31in wide, Chinese, early 20th century a panel of Bursa velvet and two bracelets. (3

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A tapestry covered cushion , the tapestry woven in many colours with a...

A tapestry covered cushion , the tapestry woven in many colours with a double headed female figure, possibly Prudence, holding two goblets-- 16in x 21in., the tapestry Flemish, late 16th century ; and another cushion similar. see illustration (2

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A tapestry chair seat and back woven in many colours each with a bird...

A tapestry chair seat and back woven in many colours each with a bird framed by large leaves, chrysanthemums and roses-- 20in x 19in and 22in x 20in., French, probably Beauvais, 19th century ; and another similar seat and back. (4

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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Two pairs of cotton curtains printed with red stripes with Gothic style...

Two pairs of cotton curtains printed with red stripes with Gothic style quatrafoil patterns and cream stripes with urns, ears of wheat and flowers-- 110in x 26in and 110in x 30., with modern lining, the cotton second half of 19th century (2

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A swagged portière of cotton printed with red stripes worked with a gothic...

A swagged portière of cotton printed with red stripes worked with a gothic style quatrafoil pattern and ivory stripes with urns, ears of white and foliage-- 70in x 84in, second half of 19th century ; a pelmet-- 31in x 130 and two other matching panels. (4

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A Pipi coverlet of black cotton worked with concentric circles with rows of...

A Pipi coverlet of black cotton worked with concentric circles with rows of elephants and stylised flowerheads in brightly coloured applied cottons-- 64in x 66in., Indian, late 19th century ; and six other Indian embroideries. (7

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £10 - £100

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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Two lengths of blue figured silk, woven in many colours with elaborate urns...

Two lengths of blue figured silk, woven in many colours with elaborate urns of flowers flanked by scrolling tulips and roses-- 70in x 20iin., circa 1860 (2

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £80 - £150

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A linen cover embroidered in coloured silks and metal threads with a...

A linen cover embroidered in coloured silks and metal threads with a repeating pattern of sprays of flowers and leaves-- 56in x 38in., with four circular holes cut in the centre, possibly for a canopy, Turkish, late 19th century ; and four matching fragments

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £10 - £100

Date: 7 Jan 1992

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A needlework rug embroidered in coloured wools with forty compartments each...

A needlework rug embroidered in coloured wools with forty compartments each with a spray of flowers against a cream coloured ground, the border with garlands-- 84in x 76in., circa 1900

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 7 Jan 1992