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Tapestry fragment

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A hand, part of a figure, draperies and foliage, woven with dark red, green, violet and brown wool, white violet and yellow silk and tarnished metal. This piece was rescued from the fire at the factory at the time of the Commune, 1870.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber

French, Probably 18th century


Overall: 40 x 86 cm (15 3/4 x 33 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and silk tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts