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Lampas

French
1787
Designed by Joseph Bourne (French, 1740–1808)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

31 x 265 cm (12 3/16 x 104 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.691

Medium or Technique

Silk; Lampas

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

One border of silk compound satin woven with blue, white and taupe in three pieces. Lion’s head at top and bottom (one at bottom joined upside down). Scrolls of vegetation in central portion ending in caryatid. Same design as side border of bed cover 53.2093. Lined with white silk. Good condition. From set of bed furnishings brought to Boston by Capt. James Swan.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen Howard Hudson Whipple