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Wool brocade curtain

French (probably area of Rouen)
about 1755–56


Object Place: (probably area of Rouen), France

Dimensions

229.9 cm (90 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1986.14

Medium or Technique

Wool, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Wool brocade on fabric with linen warp and cotton weft “Toile de Normandie.” Shades of pink and mauve roses with yellow and white flowers arranged in meanders brocaded in wool threads on linen and cotton. May have been used for a curtain. Condition: good; some thread loss and staining.

Credit Line

Helen Carpenter Moseley Fund