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Length of furnishing fabric

mid-19th century


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 211.1 x 55.6 cm (83 1/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1986.752

Medium or Technique

Lampas; silk and gold metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: white (ground) in satin, yellow (binding). Wefts: blue, green, red, white silk and gold metallic threads. Lampas; Palermitan or hispano moresque heraldic design of affronted griffins or affronted peacock with a pearled medallion on an ornamental, interlacing background in polychrome silk and gold metallic threads on a white silk satin ground. Condition: excellent.

Credit Line

Susan Cornelia Warren Fund