Requires Photography

Panel (one of two panels)

French (Lyon)
about 1780
Designed by Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1805)


Object Place: Lyon, France

Dimensions

Overall: 141 x 54 cm (55 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.340a

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: rose and white silk. Weft: green and white silk. Medallions of pairs of doves brocaded with gray, white, and beige silk threads within floral wreaths and bordered by double stripes containing small circles and hexagons woven in green and white silk lampas; rose silk satin ground. Doves repeat, in reverse, the motif from “Les Colombes” (MFA 61.1032). Similar panels supplied to VandA, London; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Good condition.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund