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Piece of printed linen

French
1917


Object Place: France

Dimensions

80 x 129.5 cm (31 1/2 x 51 in.)

Accession Number

56.831

Medium or Technique

Printed Linen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece. Full loom width. Natural linen ground; basic design an undulating network of blue beaded cords forming medallions of various shapes. At points of juncture and in the medallions are landscape vignettes showing sun rising behind a statue on pedestal, baskets of fruit with ears of wheat, four crossed flags with the inscription “1917 FRANCE” and crowing cocks. Colors: two shades of blue, lavender, orange-yellow, yellow, neutral yellow-green, red and black. Condition excellent.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke