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Dark yellow-green satin ground, brocaded with polychrome silks and gold and silver yarns. Parts of two vertical repeats of a fanciful chinoiserie design showing natural and fantastic blossoms, arches, capitals and a pseudo-chinese figure leaning over a balustrade. A few very small holes. Black...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot in memory of Miss Margaret Gordon

French, mid-18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 92 x 61 cm (36 1/4 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

58.995

Medium or Technique

Silk polychrome brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles