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French
18th century


Dimensions

81 x 157 cm (31 7/8 x 61 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.57 x .81

Accession Number

93.1070

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of pinkish violet and is covered with a powder of angular medallions, woven with the same color. On this are undulating ribbons and flowers woven with white, violet, deep cream color, light neutral brown, green, blue, and black silk and tarnished silver. Trimmed with gold gimp. Lined with heavy white linen.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection