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Brocaded in polychrome silks on a white silk satin ground. Chinoiserie design with several scenes: two figures in a rowboat; a figure standing on a bridge between a small house and a rocky garden; a larger house with a porch from which a man appears to be feeding two swans. In the interspaces,...

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John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, about 1750

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66.8 x 74.2 cm (26 5/16 x 29 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk Brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts