Set of two antique French cushions in an unusual trapezoid shape, embroidered with gold and silver metallic thread on dark blue velvet with fringe trim. One with an knight armorial crest dated 1876. The other pillow is hand stitched with the figure St. Martin on a horse cutting his cloak in two with his military sword for a beggar in an act of charity above the title: Charité de Brionne érigée en 1478.
Embroidered: (1) Charité de Brionne érigée en 1478 (English: Charity of Brionne established in 1478) (1) 1876
Late 19th century
(each) Width 19 Depth 6 Height 26 inches