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unusual - central figures woven in black silk:
the image of this silk picture was kindly donated by John Hartwig, USA
normal version - central figures woven in blue silk:
Woven on silk:-
Printed at bottom of card mount:-
13.7cm deep by 20.6cm wide
by Austin Sprake:
Depicts the huntsmen and hounds meeting before the hunt.
by Geoffrey Godden:
The horse on the front row, with the rider in the red jacket, is interesting. Listed as st 428 on this site is an image of the early TYPE B version of the silk (of 1879 to 1886). As can be seen on that image, the horse's front legs are side by side, giving the impression of only one leg.