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Fragment of a wall covering

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Two widths of material; red satin ground; large-scale chinoiserie design, one unit to a width; on left, hunting scene with man standing on back of dog riding towards leopards and rabbits under flower covered trellis; hunter on horseback in upper center; crouching hunter in center foreground; at...

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Provenance

Acquired in Europe by Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles [see note 1]; 1951, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $950. (Accession Date: June 14, 1951) NOTES: [1] Probably from a dealer, apparently named Ghiron (?).

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

possibly Dutch, mid-18th century

Object Place

possibly Holland

Dimensions

101 x 78.7 cm (39 3/4 x 31 in.) 110.5 x 77.5 cm (43 1/2 x 30 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.1402

Medium or Technique

Silk 7/1 satin with supplementary continuous and discontinuous patterning wefts tied in 1/3 S-twill order on front

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles