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Silk French Art ~ Found at a recent local Estate Sale

"NATIVITE" ~ "d'apres une broderie du XVII ~ siecle ~ Musee ~ historique des Tiesus de Lyon - Reproduction per Bienchini-Ferier"

Here is the second piece of a pair I acquired at a local estate Sale. This Piece is not framed. I believe it is late 19th century. This artwork, shows what appears to be the Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus, in the stables with cows looking on. The weaving is done in soft earthen tones of browns, golds, tans and blues. It is, in my opinion, of incredible quality and would make a stunning wall hanging., if framed, ad would go nicely with the other one I have in the shop that is framed.


"BIANCHINI FERIER - MADE IN FRANCE" marked on the bottom of the tapestry. IN RESEARCHING: Bianchini Ferier was Founded 1888 in Lyon France, and Won a Silver medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle 1889 and went on to have a century of success working with the leading Fashion Houses Jean Lanvin, Hermes, Jacques Fath, Givenchy, Balenciaga, Cardin, Chanel, Dior, Feraud, Nina Ricci and YSL. The company employed Raoul Duffy from 1912 - 1928. Founded in 1864, the musée des Tissus et des Arts décoratifs houses one of the largest international collection of textiles, the holdings amounting to 2,500,000 units. The collection spans a 4,000 years period, from Antiquity to present, and covers a wide range of techniques and all the geographical areas of the world. The history of Lyon'silk industry is particularly well represented in the collection.

MEASUREMENTS: 11 1/8 x 15 3/8" in the black and gold paper folder. The tapestry itself is 14 1/8" x 9 1/4"

CONDITION: The piece is in wonderful antique condition. I see no damage to the tapestry, It does have one small pull, (see picture 8), light wear, if any and it is glued or adhered to the paper.....NO RIPS, TEARS OR DAMAGE. You could frame this one and hang.


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