Chevel fire screen
Chevel fire screen - One of a pair of 19th century giltwood cheval screens upholstered in blue and gold floral silk brocade, with classical symbols and ribbon decoration. The upholstery silk is Memlinc brocade designed by Bodley and made by Watts and Co.
Recorded in 1944 Inventory as ‘2 gilt standard fire screens panels in blue and gold silk brocade musical trophy pediments' in Tapestry Drawing Room (Blue Drawing Room). Accepted by HM Treasury on 21st March, 1963 in lieu of tax and conveyed to National Trust ownership on 29th November 1963.