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Piece of yellow damask

French or Italian
18th century


Object Place: France or Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 91.8 x 54.9 cm (36 1/8 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.575

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Symmetrical design of large lozenge-shaped areas bounded by leafy branches enclosing alternately pair of pagodas and pair of figures in oriental costume. Chinoiserie design.

Provenance

About 1940/1944, acquired from Mr. Hutaff, New York by Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1944, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $45. (Accession Date: May 11, 1944)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund