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Band with ecclesiastical inscription

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Brilliant pinkish-orange silk with cupids holding scrolls with Latin inscriptions alternating with designs containing human figures and animals, most of them copied from lace designs by Vinciolo woven with gold and silver thread and a little black silk. Trimmed with narrow bobbin lace (tarnished...

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Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

probably French, 17th–18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 302 cm (1 15/16 x 118 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1288

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles