Decorative wall panel: Coral Branches

French
about 1785
Designed by Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)


Object Place: Lyon, France

Dimensions

261.6 x 68.6 cm (103 x 27 in.)

Accession Number

1984.221

Medium or Technique

Silk; Louis XVI style; coral branches and roses brocaded with polychrome silk and chenille threads on twill ground

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silk woven in brocade; cream colored silk twill ground; design named “Branches de Corail” of undulant branches in coral red-brown, with large chenille roses and pale blue smaller flowers. Selvedges missing on left side. Designed by Philippe de La Salle. Weaving workshop of Camille Pernon (per JMT 4/85).

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund