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Furnishing textile from an upholstered chair

French
about 1780


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 71.8 x 78.7 cm (28 1/4 x 31 in.)

Accession Number

48.319

Medium or Technique

Silk lampas

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Lampas woven textile with red silk satin ground with wheat-colored silk neoclassical design with medallion in the center featuring two jesters blowing bubbles, lyre below with two doves on either side. Probably removed from an upholstered chair back.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund