Object Place: Lyon, France
280.67 x 135.89 cm (110 1/2 x 53 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Ecclesiastical costume. Louis XV style: Meadering branches and floral sprays brocaded and lancé in polychrome silk and gold and silver metallic threads (lamé and filé) on cream colored silk taffeta damassé ground. Two repeats in the width. Condition: Fair; abrasion of metallic threads and staining.
Gift in memory of Natalie Brown (née Dresser), Mrs. John Nicholas Brown, Senior