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Panel

possibly French
18th or 19th century


Object Place: France (possibly)

Dimensions

203 cm (79 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.663

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel; loom width. Ivory colored silk damask weave with red silk pattern wefts. Design: four and a half repeats, each bordered by row of name S. IOSEPH inscribed in leafy cartouche; between each row of cartouches are flowers and drills, compasses and other references to Joseph’s trade as a carpenter. Damask design of leaves, flowers and fleur de lis. Condition good; pieced at top.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder