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Curtain

French
about 1787
Designed by Joseph-Gaspard Picard (French, 1752–1818)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

336.5 x 137.5 cm (132 1/2 x 54 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2095

Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Curtain made of two widths of material; silk compund satin; dyed rose-red; design of be-ribboned poodles dancing on scrolls, sea horse and fountain, swags, trophies of war, caduceus, etc.; border sewed on top, bottom and right side; condition faded especially on outside edges; right edge tenderand worn; several small holes throughout curtain.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen Howard Hudson Whipple and Mrs. Alice Wayland Hudson White