Pair of finely woven wool17th century French Gobelin tapestry pillows, one depicting a floral motif with ribbons and elaborately decorated helmet with feather plume, the other depicting a Grecian lady under a protocol and two intertwined snakes above two men in headdress with knot and tassel motif along the edge. Edged with an 18th century saffron silk and silver metal thread galon trim and 19th century 2” long gold metal fringe trim. Finished around the edges with a 19th century German bronze cording, all on deep taupe silk velvet.
Condition: Good condition with nice bright colors with ancient restorations, typical of something over 300 years old.
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