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Blue woolen warp; white woolen weft, woven in satin damask. Pattern shows symmetrical arrangement of undulating lace ribbons and floral sprigs in blue and white; along central axis and outer edges, sprigs and bouquets brocaded with polychrome wools. Flat narrow white selvedges, both complete.

Provenance

Arditti & Mayorcas, London; purchased by MFA, February 8, 1961

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

English, third quarter 18th century

Object Place

London or Norwich, England

Dimensions

89.6 x 45 cm (35 1/4 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.148

Medium or Technique

Wool satin damask, brocaded with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles