George I Soho tapestry

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Tapestry Drawing Room
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Tapestries

One of a set of George I Soho tapestries attributed to Joshua Morris, woven with arabesque designs with urns of flowers on scrolled pedestals,various birds and brightly coloured swags of flowers, the broad borders woven with strapwork and flowers in wool and silk.

These tapestries formerly hung in the State Bedroom at Normanton Park, Rutland, the property of Sir Gilbert Heathcote. They were brought to Grimsthorpe before the the demolition of Normanton in 1923.

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