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English Modernist Carpets

Franses specialise in English Modernist carpets.

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Franses Conservation case study: Cleaning and conservation of a set of English eighteenth century needlework chair covers

The well-known English furniture expert, Simon Redburn, brought this superb needlework covered chair to Franses.

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The colours of eighteenth century England

Few people nowadays are aware of the brilliant and intense vegetable dyes available in England in the eighteenth century. A similar palette was used for many of the textiles, whether carpets, tapestries or needleworks.

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Franses discover a major lost Medici tapestry

The tapestry, depicting the Pentecost and designed by Alessandro Allori, was completed in 1596 and was part of a commission for Como Cathedral.

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Set of seven devotional silkworks depicting views of the ancient Temple in Jerusalem

Franses were asked by the owner of a group of historical Italian textiles to carry out research and find a suitable institution to acquire them.

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