Antique Rugs, Carpets & Restoration/Antique Tapestry


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Tapestry tag
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I acquired this tapestry from an auction the other day.  I thought it was a neat piece.  On the back is a manufacture tag that has a coat of arms with dieu et mon droit written on it.  It also say's I believe Patent Mosaic with a pattern number of 98 and color number 2752.  The tag is in poor shape so it is hard to figure out any other information on the tag.  I am curious as if you know the manufacture and time period of this piece and approximate value.

Thank you very much,

Hi Duane,

Thank you for your question. It is very hard to tell exactly what it is based on the two images. But I showed it to a couple of colleagues and we all pretty much feel the same... It looks like this is a machine made piece and is most likely just a section / fragment of the original.

It does not have much resale value and might be a Wilton but not 100% sure.

Hope I was helpful.

All the best,


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