Royal Elephant French Tapestry B – H 35″ x W 45″

$318.00 $194.82

Royal Elephant: This French impressionist jacquard woven tapestry wall hanging is a beautiful Asian elephant covered with rich carpets and ornaments. The original is in the Louvre Museum in Paris. It was woven at a carpet factory in Aubusson established by Alexis Sallandrouze, 1808-67. The design, attributed to Jean-Baptiste-Am??d??e Couder, 1797-1864, draws on a number of different sources. By introducing these exotic influences, this tapestry design contributed to a cultural revival of the decorative arts in France in the 1840’s. The luxuriant landscape is framed by pairs of twisted columns. The ornamental border is very rich, composed of a dense, complex tracery recalling the decorative vocabulary of Islamic architecture. Beyond this architectural frame lies a luminous landscape in which an Asian elephant can be seen passing between a palm and a banana tree. The elephant, richly caparisoned from top to toe. The tapestry may have been part of a set representing the continents.

UPC : ‘840018105072

Product Dimension :  35 x 45 x 0.1 (h x w x l)(inches)

Manufacturer : Charlotte Home Furnishings

Country Of Origin : Woven in France

Artist : Jean-Baptiste Huet

Composition : 80% Cotton, 20% Viscose and Polyester blend.

Finish : Backed with lining and tunnel for easy hanging

Background : Gold

Color : Gold

Extra :

Condition : New

Style : Animal & Wildlife Tapestries.  Art Tapestry

Handling Time : Usually Ships in 2 business days

 

 

 

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