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Piece of lampas

French
Late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 64.8 x 54 cm (25 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2591

Medium or Technique

Silk Lampas

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund