DETAILS
This antique, tapestry panel is flat woven in wool with the coat of arms of Hilaire Étienne Octave Rouillé de Boissy, Marquis de Boissy (French, 1798-1866) and the Gamba family for his wife Teresa (Gamba) Guiccioli, Marquise de Boissy (Italian, 1800-73), who were married in 1851. The central coat of arms is flanked by rampant lions, surmounted by a crown and the Latin motto Moderatur et Urget, with ribbon suspended Maltese cross, set against a drapery swag pulled into crown shaped knop held with a gold ring, all against a crimson (cramoisi) ground.

MARKS
Fabric handwritten label: In the 11th Dukes Bedroom at Chatsworth / From 1959-2004 / Conserved and re-backed in 2000 / by the Chatsworth Voluntary Conservation Group.

PROVENANCE
Former property of Deborah Vivien Cavendish, The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire (English, 1920-2014), Chatsworth House (Derbyshire, England). Auction: Sotheby's, Chatsworth: The Attic Sale (London, England), October 2010, Lot 682.

PERIOD
Mid 19th century

DATE
Circa 1851

DIMENSIONS
Width 64 Height 59 inches

ITEM ID
D2745
COLOR
Polychrome
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Eron Johnson Antiques

French Chatsworth House Marquis de Boissy Flat Weave Wool Armorial Tapestry Panel

$12,000

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