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Textile length

European
late 17th century


Dimensions

52 x 137 cm (20 1/2 x 53 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.37 x .52

Accession Number

95.1047

Medium or Technique

Silk 4/1 satin damask brocaded with supplementary discontinuous patterning wefts bound in 1/4 S-twill order with every 6th warp

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Furnishing fabric of burgundy red damask in which is brocaded with yellow silk filé and ondé yarns, a design of long leaf-like forms, cornucopias and single flowers and leaves, and symmetrical conventional bunches of flowers.

Provenance

J.W. Paige; bequest to MFA, April 16, 1895.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige