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Rectangular fragment of salmon-colored satin damask. Ground patterned with two undulating, vertical rows of gold cornucopiae from which issue sprays of rose, blue and yellow flowers brocaded in silk and a branch of fruits brocaded in silver. Between the cornucopiae, single cylindrical...

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Provenance

Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler, gift to the MFA, September 12, 1957.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler

European, possibly French, early 18th century

Object Place

possibly France

Dimensions

54.5 x 50 cm (21 7/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.654

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask brocaded with silk and metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles