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Panel of ivory silk satin brocaded with polychrome silk and chenille threads with scattered floral bouquets and sprays, and serpentine bands of faux-leopard ribbon tied at intervals in bowknots with feather and floral sprays; brocading threads in reds, pinks, mauves, greens, blues, yellow, and...

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Provenance

Purchased at auction by Cora Ginsburg LLC; Purchased by the MFA, January 26, 2005

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund

French, 1760s

Object Place

Lyon, France

Dimensions

Overall: 130.8 x 73 cm (51 1/2 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.3

Medium or Technique

Silk satin brocaded with polychrome silk and chenille threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles