Length of furnishing fabric: Exotic Birds and Foliage
Object Place: Lyon, France
Overall: 294.6 x 131.4cm (116 x 51 3/4in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Jacquard woven silk with ten rows of powder blue birds among large leaves and flowers, possibly lupins. Made for the ocean liner Maréchal Pétain (subsequently renamed Marseillaise).
Bianchini-Ferier Collection; Francesa Galloway, London; Purchased by the MFA January 23, 2002
Elizabeth Marie Paramino Fund in memory of John F. Paramino, Boston Sculptor, Textile Income Purchase Fund, Jane Marsland and Judith A. Marsland Fund, Frank M. and Mary T. B. Ferrin Fund, Alice M. Bartlett Fund, and Alice J. Morse Fund