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Panel of damask

French
1800–25


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 106.7 x 54.6 cm (42 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.866

Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask, lattice work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Damask weave in ivory silk lattice-work arrangement of straight leafy vines with an eight-point star at each intersection. In the lozenge shaped spaces formed by these vines, single large bees. Selvedge on both sides of four cords. Soiled, stained. Hemmed at one end.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund