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Turquoise silk satin block-printed in rust color with strapwork moresque design inspired by Owen Jones and Jules Goury's "Plans, elevations, Sections, and Details of the Alhambra." Alhambra inscription: "And there is no victor but God." Condition: good; small spots of discoloration...

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Provenance

Purchased by dealer in France

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

"Alhambra"

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

59.69 x 266.7 cm (23 1/2 x 105 in.); Legacy dimension: L x W: 105 x 23 1/2 in. (266.7 x 59.7 cm)

Accession Number

1999.459

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin, block-printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles