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Length of silk

Indienne

Dutch
early 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

77 x 85 cm (30 5/16 x 33 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.685

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with supplementary silk continuous patterning wefts tied in twill and supplementary discontinuous silk and metallic patterning wefts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length, with lower end cut in concave curve. Pinkish red satin ground, with weft twill pattern in green, yellow, and white silks and brocaded gold yarns. Double point repeat on vertical axes, showing chinoiserie pattern of warriors with trumpets and spears, snowy mountains, ch’i lins and exotic buildings. Full loom width; selvedges show yellow warp stripe and corded edges. Some needle repairs in white areas. Cut edges frayed.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund