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Piece (chair seat?) of damask

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

51 x 48.5 cm (20 1/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.1593

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece (chair seat?). Damask weave in dark blue silk. At the bottom two pairs of confronted winged antelopes (?). Above them, two pairs of addorsed eagles, their heads turned back toward each toher. In the interspaces large ogives with a pattern of leaf motifs.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell