This fire screen has needlepoint on the front and velvet-like fabric on the back. There is a beautiful ribbon-like wood motif on the front. The screen measures 39 inches tall by 22 inches wide. https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/building-garden/fireplaces-mantels/antique-french-louis-xv-style-carved-giltwood-needlepoint-fire-screen/id-f_7804943/
The screen came from a beach sidewalk sale.
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The shaped sides and gilding on the French example in the 1stDibs link elevates that example from yours.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A Victorian carved walnut tapestry-panel upholstery screen
Probably English, third quarter 19th Century
Of rectangular form with serpentine top and ribbon crest, inset with an Aubusson style needlework tapestry panel with floral motif and brass tack trim, on trestle feet.
39 by 22 inches
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition with wear commensurate to age and use.
PROVENANCE: acquired from a beach sidewalk sale
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.
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