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18th Century French Handwoven Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Fishermen
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant and large antique tapestry was woven in the town of Aubusson, France, circa 1760. The rectangular landscape scene depicts fishermen working their nets collecting fish an...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Tapestries

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Tapestry

Handmade French Pillow with 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Fragment
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a bed or living room couch with this custom, silk, velvet and antique tapestry pillow. The rectangular, plush pillow is made from scratch using an antique Aubusson verdure t...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Pillows and Throws

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Tapestry, Silk, Velvet, Trimming

18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Birds and Stream
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This colorful handmade tapestry was woven in Aubusson, France, circa 1760. The antique wall hanging piece with the original floral border depicts a traditional "Verdure" scene with b...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Tapestries

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Tapestry

18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Birds and Windmill
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This tall and narrow antique tapestry fragment was handwoven in Aubusson, France, circa 1750. The colorful wall hanging verdure piece features a tall bustard (ostrich family) looking...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

19th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Birds, Foliage and Farmhouse
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
Place this antique tapestry over a buffet or in a staircase for a pop of color. Handwoven in Aubusson, France, circa 1870, the colorful, rectangular wall piece has its original flora...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

Antique Aubusson Verdure Landscape Tapestry.
Located in Miami, FL
18th Century Aubusson verdure landscape tapestry. Castle in forest scenery with a floral frame border. The wool and silk fibers are still very flexible and the colors are very bright...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

19th Century French Hand Woven Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Bird and Foliage
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
Place this long and narrow antique tapestry in a staircase or in between two windows for a pop of color. Handwoven in Aubusson, France, circa 1860, the colorful, verdure wall piece h...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

17th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A French Aubusson verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, featuring a paradisiacal vision of a remote cottage with a beautiful waterfall placed within a lush lakeside setti...
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Antique 17th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

  • 17th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 17th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
H 166 in. W 113 in. D 0.05 in.
19th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A French Aubusson verdure tapestry from the 19th century, depicting a woodland setting with two birds sitting on a tree branch above a variorum of bushes, flowers, and acanthus plant...
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Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

17th Century Aubusson Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
An Aubusson verdure landscape tapestry from the 17th century, depicting two ducks in a stream in the foreground amongst bird-filled trees in the woods, with rolling hills in the dist...
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Antique 17th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

784 - 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in Paris, FR
784 - a beautiful French Aubusson tapestry, with a drawing of greenery in wool woven in French workshops.
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Antique 1890s French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

  • 784 - 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 784 - 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 784 - 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • 784 - 19th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
H 104.34 in. W 49.22 in. D 0.4 in.
18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Landscape Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A French Aubusson verdure landscape tapestry from the 18th century, with a crane at the center of the idyllic landscape scene, sitting between three large trees, in the midst of gras...
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Antique 18th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

18th Century French Handwoven Pastoral Verdure Aubusson Tapestry
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This large and elegant antique tapestry was crafted in Aubusson, France, circa 1760. The colorful wall piece features a country garden scene with goats, architectural elements and a ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Tapestries

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Tapestry

Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Traditional Old World Style
Located in Dallas, TX
77650, antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Traditional Old World style. This hand-woven late 19th-century antique French Aubusson verdure tapestry depicts a landscape scene...
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Early 20th Century French Aubusson Western European Rugs

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Wool

Antique Verdure Aubusson Tapestry Panel
Located in New York, NY
16th century Flemish Verdure Feuilles de Choux tapestry panel. Feuilles de Choux (trans. cabbage leaves) tapestry include large leaves in an overall, often wild motif with animals ...
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Antique 16th Century Belgian Aubusson Tapestries

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Tapestry, Wool, Silk

Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Verdure Landscape Tapestry Cupid Hunting
Located in New York, NY
Antique 19th century French Aubusson tapestry depicting a pristine and lovely landscape on the banks of a river with cupid hunting deer. The scene is surrounded by verdant and floral...
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Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool, Tapestry

Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Landscape Scene Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
76928 Late 19th-Century Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Landscape Scene Wall Hanging. This hand-woven silk and wool late 19th-century antique French Aubusson verdure tapest...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Renaissance Western European Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Antique Verdure Aubusson Tapestry with Birds
Located in New York, NY
French, 18th century Verdure Aubusson tapestry handwoven in wool with silk highlights framed with a complete floral border. Two birds wade aside a winding stream in this scenic lands...
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Antique 18th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Tapestry, Wool, Silk

Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Venus and Adonis
By Peter Paul Rubens, Gobelins Royal Manufactory, Francesco Albani
Located in Dallas, TX
Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Venus and Adonis Wall Hanging 13'09 x 09'05. Drawing inspiration by Italian Baroque painter, Francesco Albani, Peter Paul Ru...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Aubusson Western European Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Adonis, Venus, & Amour
By Peter Paul Rubens, Francesco Albani
Located in Dallas, TX
77237 Louis XIV style antique French Aubusson Verdure tapestry, Adonis, Venus, & Amour. Drawing inspiration by Italian Baroque painter, Francesco Albani, Peter Paul Rubens, and artis...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Louis XIV Western European Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Mid-18th Century Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in Dallas, TX
73146 Mid-18th Century Louis XIV Style Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry. This hand-woven silk and wool mid-18th century French Aubusson tapestry depicts a traditional verdure...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Western European Rugs

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Wool, Silk

French Aubusson Style Verdure Tapestry with Rivers, Ducks, and Foliage
Located in Arles, FR
This colorful handmade tapestry was woven in Flandres de Halluin, France in the 20th century. The beautiful wall hanging depicts a traditional Aubusson "Verdure" scene. The lush, gre...
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20th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Textile

18th Century Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, France
Located in Vulpellac, Girona
Beautiful tapestry from Aubusson, France, representing a greenery. An exotic landscape with a turkey in the front surrounded by an explosion of plants and flowers. Verdure tapestr...
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Tapestries

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Wool, Silk

  • 18th Century Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, France
  • 18th Century Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, France
  • 18th Century Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, France
  • 18th Century Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, France
H 90.56 in. W 114.18 in. D 0.4 in.
French Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, 1680
Located in Rome, IT
A fine Louis XIV verdure tapestry, Aubusson woven with a wooded river landscape with view of neighboring chateaux, in good four-side floral border. Measure: cm 200 x 300. France, s...
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Antique Late 17th Century Belgian Louis XIV Tapestries

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Wool

  • French Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, 1680
  • French Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, 1680
  • French Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, 1680
  • French Louis XIV Verdure Tapestry, Aubusson, 1680
H 118.12 in. W 78.75 in. D 0.4 in.
Antique Green and Yellow Verdure Tapestry Fragment
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Antique Aubusson Tapestry textile fragment. Ideal for a pillow center. Size: 11" W x 8" H x 0.03.
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Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Pillows and Throws

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Silk, Wool

Antique 19th Century French Landscape Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
Antique 19th century French landscape Verdure tapestry depicting a lovely setting on the sheep on the banks of a river with a waterfall surrounded by verdant palatial grounds. It mea...
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Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Tapestry, Wool

Antique 19th Century Square Green Floral French Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
This is a lovely antique 19th century square green French Verdure tapestry depicting a beautiful summer scene of a countryside with lush trees and vegetation, a river with a stone br...
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Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Tapestry, Wool

Antique 16th Century Flemish Verdure Feuilles de Choux Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
A rare 16th century Flemish Verdure Feuilles de Choux tapestry. Feuilles de Choux (cabbage leaves in French) tapestries include large leaves in an overall, often wild motif with an...
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Antique 16th Century Belgian Aubusson Tapestries

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Tapestry, Wool, Silk

Antique Flemish Verdure Styled Hand Knotted Tapestry of a Lush Forest & Lake
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This large tapestry is unsigned but believed to have been made in Belgium in circa 1895 in the country Flemish style. This tapestry is done in muted tone or verdure and depicts a lus...
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Antique Late 19th Century Belgian Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

French Aubusson Verdure 18th Century Tapestry
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
A French Aubusson verdure tapestry from the late 18th century.
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Antique 1780s French Aubusson Tapestries

Antique Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Fragment
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
From northern France, this verdure tapestry fragment is in the shape of a portiere and dates to the 1600s. It would have covered a doorway from one room to the other. Tapestries were...
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Antique 18th Century French Tapestries

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Silk, Wool

  • Antique Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Fragment
  • Antique Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Fragment
  • Antique Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Fragment
  • Antique Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Fragment
H 77.75 in. W 36 in. D .5 in.
Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
An impressive and decorative Aubusson Verdure tapestry circa 1730, with an extremely fine border decorated with flowers and leaves. Depicting children at play in an idealised woodlan...
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Antique Early 18th Century Tapestries

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Fabric

  • Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
  • Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
H 188.98 in. W 110.24 in. D 0.4 in.
18th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Pheasant and Fountain, France
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in San Antonio, TX
French 18th century Aubusson Verdure tapestry panel with a pheasant bird and a lion head fountain. The bottom of the tapestry shows a thistle plant as well as lovely red flowers.
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Antique 18th Century French Baroque Tapestries

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Wool

18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Birds and Castle
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This large colorful tapestry was hand woven in Aubusson, France, circa 1760. The antique wall hanging piece with the original floral border depicts a traditional "Verdure" scene with...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Tapestries

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Tapestry

19th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Castle, Pond and Foliage
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
Place this large antique tapestry over a buffet or in a staircase for a pop of color. Handwoven in Aubusson, France, circa 1860, the colorful, rectangular wall piece has its original...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Landscape Scenery and Birds
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This beautiful, antique hand woven tapestry was created in Aubusson, France, circa 1780. The Classic wall hanging features a lush landscape scene with two birds, large trees with fol...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

18th Century French Verdure Aubusson Tapestry
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This fine, antique tapestry was woven in France, circa 1750. The traditional verdure Aubusson features soft pastel colors in a rich, blue-green palette. The scene shows a path weavin...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

Mid-18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Trees, Birds and Castle
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This colorful and square handmade tapestry was woven in Aubusson, France, circa 1760. The antique wall hanging piece has the original border, and depicts a traditional "Verdure" scen...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Foliate Border, c. 1750
Located in Atlanta, GA
An elongated Verdure tapestry & border retaining a vibrant color. Aubusson or possibly Flemish, and dating from the mid-1700s. The central panel depicting a lightly wooded la...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Tapestries

18th Century French Verdure Aubusson Tapestry with Castle, Ship and Bird
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
Incorporate antique charm into your home with this Fine, hand woven square tapestry from Aubusson, France. Crafted, circa 1760, the verdure style tapestry seems to be inspired by the...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Tapestries

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Tapestry

Long and Narrow 18th Century French Verdure Aubusson Tapestry with Ostrich
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
Hang this colorful, antique tapestry in your staircase or between a pair of windows. Hand woven in Aubusson, France, circa 1760, the tall and narrow wall hanging tapestry has its ori...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry, Canvas

19th Century French Louis XV Carved Walnut Stool and Verdure Aubusson Tapestry
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant, antique fruitwood stool was crafted in Southern France, circa 1860. The large rectangular seat features four scrolled legs with hand-carved acanthus leaves. Underneath,...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis XV Stools

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Tapestry, Walnut

Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Landscape Scene Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
77247 Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Landscape Scene Wall Hanging 05'01 x 06'07. This handwoven wool antique French Aubusson verdure tapestry is well-loved featuring a lan...
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Early 20th Century French French Provincial Western European Rugs

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Wool

Large 18th Century Scenic Verdure Aubusson Tapestry of Wonderful Color
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
The saturation of the colors and detail make this fine 18th century Verdure Aubusson tapestry especially attractive. Woven in dyed wool and in modern times backed by pristine off-whi...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Baroque Western European Rugs

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Wool

18th Century French "Verdure" Aubusson Tapestry with Ducks Pond and Trees
Located in Dallas, TX
This antique Aubusson tapestry was crafted in France, circa 1760. Rich with color and intricate in design, this Classic style is called a "Verdure" because of the green leaves and tr...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Silk, Wool

French 19th Century Verdure Tapestry
Located in Miami, FL
19th century woven from wool and silk featuring a traditional verdure scene. Variegated tones of green, beige and brown. This tapestry is in good condition commensurate with age and...
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Antique 19th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

  • French 19th Century Verdure Tapestry
  • French 19th Century Verdure Tapestry
  • French 19th Century Verdure Tapestry
  • French 19th Century Verdure Tapestry
H 111 in. W 79 in. D 0.25 in.
Late 17th Century Verdure Tapestry
Located in New York, NY
Wonderful 17th century fine Brussels tapestry of silk and wool weaving with a knotty texture. You can see it's age in the detail photos with wear and tear making this tapestry all th...
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Antique Early 18th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Silk, Wool

  • Late 17th Century Verdure Tapestry
  • Late 17th Century Verdure Tapestry
  • Late 17th Century Verdure Tapestry
  • Late 17th Century Verdure Tapestry
H 116 in. W 96 in. D 1 in.
Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Late 18th-Early 19th Century
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Arles, FR
This colorful handmade tapestry was woven in Aubusson, France, in the late 18th or early 19th century. The antique wall hanging piece with the original border depicts a traditional "...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Textile

18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Roman Ruins Structure
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
Place this long and narrow antique tapestry in a staircase or in between two windows for a pop of color. Handwoven in Aubusson, France, circa 1760, the verdure wall piece has a two-t...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Ostrich and Foliage
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This colorful, antique tapestry was woven in Aubusson, France, circa 1750. The rectangular, wall hanging verdure tapestry, features a tall ostrich in the foreground in front of a lar...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry with Birds and Foliage
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This tall and narrow antique tapestry was handwoven in Aubusson, France, circa 1750. The colorful wall hanging verdure piece features two tall bustards or waders (ostrich family) in ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

Large Aubusson Pastoral Verdure Tapestry or Wall Hanging 12 ft. W x 6 ft. H
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Arles, FR
This impressively sized tapestry was woven in Aubusson, France in the early 20th century. The antique wall hanging with the original border depicts a traditional "Verdure" scene. The...
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Early 20th Century French Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

18th Century French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry Panel
Located in New York, NY
A French Aubusson verdure landscape tapestry panel from the 18th century, featuring a stately tree at center in a forest setting. Enclosed within a narrow monochromatic border. Wool ...
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Antique 18th Century European Aubusson Tapestries

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Wool

18th Century French Verdure Aubusson Tapestry with Trees and Foliage
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This long, narrow tapestry was woven in Aubusson, France, circa 1750. The colorful, antique, verdure wall hanging features two trees with leaves in a lush, verdant, blue, green and b...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

French 17th Century Aubusson Verdure Tapestry
Located in Montreal, Quebec
A large French Aubusson 17th century Verdure tapestry featuring a woodland setting enclosed within a scrolling foliate border. Linen, with wool and silk inlay. Handmade in vibrant hu...
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Antique 17th Century French Tapestries

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Wool, Linen, Silk

Antique English Needlepoint Aubusson Verdure Garden Tapestry Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
73620 Antique English Needlepoint Aubusson Verdure Garden Tapestry Wall Hanging. This antique English verdure tapestry features a bucolic landscape scene. In the foreground, a rooste...
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Early 20th Century English Aubusson Western European Rugs

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Wool

Mid-18th Century French Verdure Aubusson Tapestry with Trees and Foliage
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This long, narrow antique tapestry was woven in Aubusson, France, circa 1770. The colorful verdure wall hanging piece features large trees with leaves in a lush, verdant, blue, green...
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Antique Mid-18th Century European Tapestries

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Tapestry

18th Century French Verdure Aubusson Tapestry Fragment with Trees and Foliage
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This antique tapestry was woven in Aubusson, France, circa 1750. The colorful verdure wall hanging piece features trees and leaves in the blue, green and beige palette. The wall piec...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XV Tapestries

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Tapestry

18th Century French Wall Verdure Aubusson Tapestry with Bird and Ruins
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This colorful, antique tapestry fragment was crafted in Aubusson, France, circa 1750. The wall hanging "verdure" tapestry features a tall bird at the foot of a large tree with archit...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Tapestries

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Tapestry

Tall Mid-18th Century French Verdure Aubusson Tapestry with Trees and Foliage
By Aubusson Manufacture
Located in Dallas, TX
This long, narrow antique tapestry was woven in Aubusson, France, circa 1750. The colorful verdure wall hanging piece features a large tree with leaves in a lush, verdant, blue, gree...
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Antique Mid-18th Century European Tapestries

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Tapestry

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Aubusson Verdure For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal aubusson verdure for your home. A aubusson verdure — often made from fabric, wool and tapestry — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect aubusson verdure — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. Each aubusson verdure bearing Louis XV, Louis XVI or Baroque hallmarks is very popular. A well-made aubusson verdure has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Aubusson Manufacture are consistently popular.

How Much is a Aubusson Verdure?

The average selling price for a aubusson verdure at 1stDibs is $6,800, while they’re typically $325 on the low end and $89,995 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Tapestries for You

Whether you hang them behind your bed as a dazzling alternative to a headboard or over the sofa as a large-scale focal point in the living room, vintage tapestries can introduce an array of textures and colors to any space in your home.

Woven wall hangings haven’t consistently enjoyed the popularity or earned the highbrow status that other types of wall decorations have over the years, at least not since the 1970s, which was somewhat of a heyday for tapestries. Today, however, these tactile works of art are seeing a renaissance, as modern weavers are forging new paths in the medium while the demand for antique and vintage tapestries continues to grow.

“We are drawn to texture in environments, and we see tapestries as a subtle layer of soft ornament,” says Lauren Larson of the New York design duo Material Lust. Indeed, and a lot of opportunity comes along when decorating with this distinctive brand of soft ornament.

Think of wall hangings as paintings created by hand with fabric instead of oil or watercolors. If you’re not simply securing your treasure to a wall with nails, pushpins or Velcro, tapestries can be stretched over a frame, used to create a canopy in a cozy living-room corner, hung from a rod or placed inside a shadowbox. And because this kind of textile art is hundreds of years old, options abound with respect to subjects and designs.

For richly detailed depictions of landscapes and garden scenes, look to antique Chinese tapestries and Japanese tapestries. Aubusson tapestries are ornate wall hangings manufactured in central France that are also characterized by romantic portrayals of nature. For weavers of mid-century modern tapestries, as well as those working in textile arts today, the styles and subject matter are too numerous to mention, with artists exploring experimental shapes, bold colors and provocative abstract designs.

Antique, new and vintage tapestries can make a room feel warm and welcoming — find yours on 1stDibs now.