In the style of Aubusson, woven in four vertical panels, occasional small surface marks and light overall surface dirt, backed, overall fair to good condition
10 ft. 6 in. x 9 ft. 1 in. (324 x 276 cm.)
Oliver Messel, at Maddox, Barbados and by descent to Lord Snowdon.
P. Devlin, 'Maddox House of Messel', Vogue, 1 March 1969, p. 199, illustrated in the sitting room.
R. Muir, ‘Double Exposure: Lord Snowdon’s Kensington Villa’, World of Interiors, January 2009, p. 146, illustrated in the drawing room.
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