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Fragment of a border

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Dull brown ground, on which is a design of conventional scrolls and flowers woven with red, dark and light blue, violet, green, yellow and brown wool and white, blue, green and yellow silk. On one side a band of deep yellow. Possibly a part of the border of the same tapestry as 85.71.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Probably 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 150 x 19 cm (59 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

85.69

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles