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Leda and The Swan Toile de Normandie French 19th Century

£650.00 Approx $786.92, €754.94

Code: 11464

Dimensions:

W: 200cm (78.7")H: 150cm (59.1")



An early 19th century French Toile de Normandy depicting Leda and the Swan from the Greek myth, a blockprinted  madder red resist on cotton.Leda and the swan appear in a tasselled medallion shape surrounded by  flowers and tendrils of ivy.Originally a quilted cover so there remain some stitching marks.With a seamed join where the pattern goes sideways.

In overall good condition with some variation of colour across the piece and a few old marks