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French
second half of 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

145 x 145 cm (57 1/16 x 57 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.223

Medium or Technique

Satin, velvet, taffeta, weaving

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Made of two breadths sewn together; crimson velvet on crimson satin ground. Design: roses in cut-velvet, outlined by uncut-velvet, framed by serrated garlands forming scale pattern. Lined with yellow taffeta, and edged with woven red silk fringe with tassels at intervals. Stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillips Ketchum