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Silk and paper leaf. Obverse: Biblical scene, Nebuchadrezzar destroying Jerusalem, Spanish inscription, on silk. reverse: pastoral scene of figures at temple, devil right, on paper. Gilt scrollwork and painted flowers to sides and borders. Mother-of-pearl sticks with gilt details, steel plaques...

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Credit Line

Oldham Collection

probably French, for Spanish market, late 18th–early 19th century

Object Place

France (probably)

Dimensions

52.5 cm (20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.274

Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes