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The ground and the design are both of white cotton. The design is woven with a pile like velvet. Around the sides is a deep border. The main field is covered with undulating vines and conventional, symmetrical forms. In the middle is a lozenge bearing a crowned animal, two birds and a...

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Credit Line

Gift of Robert C. Winthrop

French (Huguenot), 17th century

Dimensions

284.5 x 212.6 cm (112 x 83 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.12

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles