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Curtain

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


Object Place: France

Dimensions

137 x 333 cm (53 15/16 x 131 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2096

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 Vulcan at forge, sea horse and fountain, swags, trophies of war; border sewed on top, bottom and right side; condition faded especially on edges; a number of small holes in upper left section.

Credit Line

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