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LARGE FRAMED EARLY 19TH CENTURY SILKWORK FRENCH MAP

£1,275.00

Beautiful French early 19th century embroidered detailed map of the France.

This rare, large example is dated 1842 and was embroidered by Mademoiselle Chaussier.

Inscribed in stitching 'Carte Itineraire Royaume de France, Chalons S/S 1842. Leonide Courault 1842' [Itinerary Map of the Kingdom of France with the map makers name and date]

In the late 18th and early 19th century, geography was considered a suitable subject for girls to display a combination of academic and needlework skills.

Circa: Early 19th Century

Origin: France

Condition: In good antique condition, commensurate with age.

Dimensions: 81cm h x 99cm w x 2.25cm d

Ref: 4623