Length of furnishing or dress fabric

French (Lyon)
about 1914
Designed by Paul Iribe (French, 1883–1935), Manufactured by Bianchini-Férier (French, founded 1888)

Object Place: Lyon, France


Overall: 59.1 x 87.6cm (23 1/4 x 34 1/2in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin, discharge-printed

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black silk satin ground discharge-printed with allover pattern of pink and red roses with green foliage, in blue and yellow neoclassical urns with printed gold metallic highlights. Paper tag attached: “Ondoyant imprimé, 1m 25, Ton 43341, Coloris M, Appartenant à M. S.[?] Bianchini” (hand-written in ink).


Until 2001, with the Bianchini-Férier archive; June 20, 2001, Bianchini-Férier sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, lot 374, to Francesca Galloway, London; 2001, sold by Galloway to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2001)

Credit Line

Alice M. Bartlett Fund