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Brocaded in polychrome silks on an ivory satin ground. Scene with a man in a tree handing fruit to a woman standing below. Sheep, and a house, surrounded by floral sprays. Composed of two pieces. Selvedge on one side of five cords and a wide polychrome stripe. Very soiled.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

51.2 x 36 cm (20 3/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.149

Medium or Technique

Silk Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles