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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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Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, about 1750

Object Place

France

Dimensions

51 x 43 cm (20 1/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.314b

Medium or Technique

Silk Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles