The Art and Design of Allison Cosmos
·Art reference and Chinoiserie design
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Hand Painted Chinoiserie Silk Panel or Border
A long decorative hand painted Chinoiserie panel or border with an attractive trellis pattern interlined with a flowering vine. Painted onto a heavy silk taffeta, in pale pastel colours. Probably French in origin and dating from the early to mid 19th century. In good antique condition, some fragility and splitting to the silk which would benefit with the addition of a backing to support the panel. Measurements: 219cm X 29cm
Delicate Blue II Gallery Wrap Canvas
The Delicate Blue II Gallery Wrap Canvas. Delicate blue chinoiserie panels. The 17th and 18th century saw the explosion of European interpreted, Chinese style coined Chinoiserie. The Italians, English and French used these designs on furniture, porcelain and fabrics and wallpaper. Indeed, no palace was complete without this influence including Versailles. Wallpaper scenes with fine birds, flowers and bamboo against a worn surface. Dimensions: 42 x 68"