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Antique Wool Folk Art TAPESTRY  Figural Woven Embroidered

Antique Wool Folk Art TAPESTRY Figural Woven Embroidered

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Hangings: Pre 1900: Item # 1331690

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Antique Wool Folk Art TAPESTRY Allegorical Figural Woven Embroidered AMERICAN This is an antique wool tapestry, purchased from an estate in Washington State, it is possibly American, it has a Pennsivania Dutch look. Maybe it is European made. A bit of a mystery. It is hand woven with a cotton warp, and wool weft. It was then embroidered with wool yarn. This beautiful decorative hanging, depicts four figures , three trees, one figure is holding a stag with ribbon. Man is waering a cloak. The other couple is picking flowers. Morning glory coming up in the center. It has black hoops on the bottom with single stem flowers, one looks like a mushroom. Then a garland border. On the back, showing lots of carry threads. There is an old faded, black polished cotton 2 1/4trim to hold a pole for display. It measures 57 x 44 inches.