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Cream-colored silk damask, full loom width, with selvedges on either side. Straight laurel branches form a diamond-shaped network, with eight-pointed stars at the intersections. In each diamond-shaped compartment is a bee, seen from above. A few very small stains. Lower left corner worn and...

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Gift of Mr. David M. K. McKibbin

French, early 19th century

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Height x width: 27 3/8 x 21 1/4 in. (69.5 x 54 cm)

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Silk damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts