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Costume, Accessories & Textiles(#54TX) 22/11/2019 10:30 AM GMT Closed

Lot 2049 of 320: Large Mid-19th Century Mustard Toile De Jour Wholecloth Quilt, titled 'Traite des Nègres', it was designed by Frederic Etienne, the design of this roller-printed cotton is based on engravings of two paintings by George Morland titled 'Slave Trade' and 'African Hospitality', produced to rally support in France for the abolition of the slave trade, Etienne has developed Morlands scenes emphasising the innocence of the Africans and the destruction to this created by the Europeans, 238cm by 220cm F

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Sold For:£400
Estimate: £400 - £600

Costume, Accessories & Textiles(#54TX)  22/11/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed