early 19th century
Object Place: France
Height x width: 27 3/8 x 21 1/4 in. (69.5 x 54 cm)
Medium or Technique
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Cream-colored silk damask, full loom width, with selvedges on either side. Straight laurel branches form a diamond-shaped network, with eight-pointed stars at the intersections. In each diamond-shaped compartment is a bee, seen from above. A few very small stains. Lower left corner worn and frayed.
Gift of Mr. David M. K. McKibbin