19th Century Antique Hand Painted French Taffeta Design


This is a beautiful original mid 19th century French hand painted gouache design or cartoon on heavy paper and dated 1866,  It came from Lyon, a super hand painted 19th century design for reference, it would look great framed.

It measures about 15" by 11" or 38 cm by 28 cm. This was a working design, so there may be some signs of wear & tear commensurate with age & use, with possibly some creases, tears, patination, marks, please see photos for individual condition.
This design was found folded, see photos and will be sent flat.