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Length with red satin ground, green rectangular cartouches with alternating designs of satyr playing a lute and satyr pouring a libation. Cartouches surrounded by arabesques of black, yellow, and green, backed with red silk plain weave. Design resembles that of a textile found in the Casita...

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Provenance

Purchased by dealer at auction by Vincent de Muizon - Dominique Le Coent, Senlis France; formerly in a "grand Parisian collection"

Credit Line

Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund

French (Lyons), mid-19th century

Object Place

Lyons?, France

Dimensions

53.34 x 90.49 cm (21 x 35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1999.460

Medium or Technique

Silk; jacquard woven

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles