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Light blue satin ground with design woven in ivory and deep pinkish-cream silk; symmetrical central motif of architectual fountain with pair of seated cupids playing flute; frame of fringed draperies and floral sprays; soiled and much faded except at upper edge; several small stains.

Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

French, Late 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 64 x 55 cm (25 3/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2592

Medium or Technique

Silk lampas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles