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Maison Leleu

Jardin à la Francaise, Monumental Aubusson Tapestry

France, 1957



Medium: Hand-woven wool

Dimensions: 156 in high x 206 in wide

Marked with the Pinton Frères monogram and EDITION LELEU.

Designed by Camille Hilaire (1916-2004) and executed by Atelier Pinton Frères, Aubusson, for the Villa Médy Roc in Cap d’Antibes (South of France), for which Maison Leleu was chosen to provide new furniture, lighting, and carpets in 1957. This was one of their most significant post-war commissions.

For illustrations of this monumental tapestry in situ, see:
Mobilier et Décoration, no. 9. December 1960. 21. Siriex, Françoise. The House of Leleu. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2008. 232.

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