Piece of lampas

French
Late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 64 x 55 cm (25 3/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2592

Medium or Technique

Silk lampas

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Light blue satin ground with design woven in ivory and deep pinkish-cream silk; symmetrical central motif of architectual fountain with pair of seated cupids playing flute; frame of fringed draperies and floral sprays; soiled and much faded except at upper edge; several small stains.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund