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Lampas fragment

French
1750–1800


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 61.6 cm (13 3/4 x 24 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.216

Medium or Technique

Silk satin lampas

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

French, rectangular piece
Satin ground, showing narrow yellow, tan and white stripes on pale blue field. A flowering vine, in white silk bound in twill weave, twines around a tan stripe in the center of the two blue grounds. Simpler vines undulate along the white stripes. Narrow selvedges at each side. Small patch, upper left side.

Credit Line

Transferred from Decorative Arts Department installation reserve