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Picture

French (Caudbec les Elbeuf)
dated 1789


Object Place: France (Caudbec les Elbeuf)

Dimensions

72 x 67 cm (28 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1007

Medium or Technique

Silk ground with glass beadwork, and self knotted fringe

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A front-on two dimensional view of a large square building with French flags flying horizontally from the top. Above reads “Fait A Caudebec. Les. El beuf. L’an. 1879”. At the bottom, “Fair par Desire Dulong”. Translucent and opaque glass beads in various colors strung on silk yarns with no supporting ground material. Silk cords with fringes affixed to each edge. Some fragmented beads.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection