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Textile panel probably from a garment, patched with three small pieces. Red warp and pale yellow weft bicolor damask ground, brocaded with polychrome silks and gold (now tarnished) and silver yarns. "Bizarre" design showing twisted columns and balusters on tables, supporting rectangular...

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Provenance

Accorsi, Turin; sold by Accorsi to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1959, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $160. (Accession Date: May 14, 1959)

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Possibly Dutch, about 1700

Object Place

Probably Holland

Dimensions

81 x 54.2 cm (31 7/8 x 21 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.306

Medium or Technique

Silk damask brocaded with silk and metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles