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Fragment of silk brocaded in polychrome silks on a grayish-green satin ground. Chinoiserie design of two different scenes of two men in a boat, one a rowboat and the other a sailboat. Fantastic trees and flowers, frogs, butterflies. Composed of a number of fragments. Pencil lines along edges....

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John Wheelock Eliot Fund

Dutch, about 1735

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75 x 107 cm (29 1/2 x 42 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin with supplementary discontinous patterning wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts