Animaux Hand-Embroidered Duck Cushion
This exquisite animaux duck cushion is an advanced embroidery piece using crewel wool and stranded cotton on cream boiled wool.
The cushion features a duck in a fine pink dress and hat inspired by caricaturist J.J. Grandville's illustration for Scènes de la Vie Privée et Publique des Animaux, in which celebrated writers of the 1840s such as Honoré de Balzac reveal anthropomorphic animals exemplifying and satirising human behaviour.
- Size (inches): 20 x 20
- Size (cms): 50 x 50
- Cotton embroidery on boiled wool cushion cover with feather pad
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