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Fragment; three straight sides and one scalloped side

French
mid-18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

27.4 x 22.2 cm (10 13/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.21

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cut and uncut pile, with voided areas enriched with flat silver wire which runs from selvedge to selvedge and is covered elsewhere by loops and pile. Pearl-gray ground with part of an undulating silver ribbon, a pink rose, a yellow primrose and blue cornflowers (?), leaves are green or silver. Wide white selvedge with three narrow pink stripes at left. A few wax stains.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund