Piece of lampas
Late 18th century
Object Place: France
Overall: 64.8 x 54 cm (25 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Woven with light blue, taupe and white; symmetrical design of two figures in classical dress standing on a platform, pouring liquid from a pitcher on to a fire on a central round altar (?), this central group framed on sides and bottom by rinceaux and foliate serpentines; at top, a curtained canopy above trophies of the hunt.
Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund