Aubusson

  • $16,900.00


This beautiful French Aubusson carpet from the late 1800s has an eight-lobed cartouche with the initials MM (Marjorie Merriweather) interlaced against a pale blue ground. This is surrounded by a field of roses intertwined with brown scrolls on a rose ground.

Providence: This beautiful carpet came from Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens, Washington, DC, the former home of socialite Marjorie Merriweather Post, daughter of the founder of the General Foods Corporation. 

Dimensions:  8’ 11” x 13’ 4”
Date of Manufacture:  3rd Quarter of the 1800s
Place of Origin:  France
Material:  Wool pile on a cotton foundation
Condition:  Wear consistent with age and use

Product ID: 1307

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