Design for Embroidered Floral Motifs of the "Fabrique de St Ruf"

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Cards fastenedd together by bow knots form irregular lozenges. A standing bunch of feather leaves and a lilac bough, horizontally disposed, alternate in those of the first row. The lozenges of the second and fourth rows show two alternating floral designs in oblique strips. Flower garlands hang in the lozenges of the third row. Somewhat more than one repeat is shown. Squared with graphie in opposite direciton. Verso: blotter of a sketch of a design of small boughs in rows. Written in graphite, bottom left: "8 fleurs". Part of a listing as at the left edge. Made in: France. Date: 1780s. Record ID: chndm_1920-36-71.

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