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Rococo, Louis XV, Pillement-style panel

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Figured, ribbed ivory taffeta, liseré ground. Design, in bright polychrome silks and *gilt thread and wire, shows three undulating bight green vines from which grow violet, blue, yellow, terracotta and gold blossoms. **Panel made of two pieced widths sewn together down middle. Condidtion...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

French, mid-18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

103.5 x 158.75 cm (40 3/4 x 62 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 62 1/2 x 40 3/4 in.

Accession Number

57.189

Medium or Technique

Silk; Polychrome silk and lance with metallic threads on silk taffeta lisere gorund

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles