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Red Toile de Beautiran Cotton Panel French 18th century

Code: 11046

Dimensions:W: 162cm (63.8")H: 345cm (135.8")

£1,100.00

French c.1785 toile from Beautiran telling the story of 'Diane et Endymion' about how the Roman goddess Diane fell in love with Endymion a young shepherd living on a mountain tending his sheep.With other romantic and pastoral scenes.Printed in a lovely red colour and stitched in a simple diamond pattern onto a rustic linen.

At the top there is a rare thing to find the 'chef de piece' or the makers mark in this case J.Meillier et Cie de Beautiran.

This piece was originally used as a bedcover, there is a pink trimmed scalloped detail  going across where the foot of the bed might have been.

Some small tears and repairs to the side of the panel

Red Toile de Beautiran Cotton Panel French 18th century