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Length of velvet furnishing fabric

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Length of furnishing fabric, foundation fabric deep cream-colored satin; large-scale symmetrical design of bases of columns, triangular pediment and stiff trees and blossoms woven with deep old gold and wine-red velvet in cut and uncut velvet pile; much of background fabric rotted out between...

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Provenance

Hayden Company, New York; purchased by MFA, Boston, May 12, 1949

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

English (Spitalfields), 1712–14

Object Place

Spitalfields, England

Dimensions

61 x 57.5 cm (24 x 22 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.398

Medium or Technique

Silk, cut and uncut voided velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles