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Fragment of a border

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Dull brown ground, the design of grapes, apples, roses, lilies, etc., is woven with red, dark and light blue, violet, green, yellow and brown wool, and white, blue, green and yellow silk. Deep yellow bands on parts of the two sides. This may possibly be a piece from the border of the same...

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

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Alfred Greenough Collection

Probably 17th century


Overall: 37.3 x 43cm (14 11/16 x 16 15/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and silk tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts