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Two textile lengths, stitched together

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Panel composed of two widths of "bizzare" pattern weaving. Steel blue damask ground with pattern of sickle-shaped leaves with scalloped edges; thin undulating stems with fantastic flower and leaf forms woven in silver and coral silk yarns; unlined; silver gimp applied at edges of panel; burgundy...

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Provenance

1977, purchased from the Blumka gallery, New York.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French or Dutch, About 1700

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 244.0 x 113.0 cm (96 1/4 x 43 in.)

Accession Number

1977.179

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with supplementary silk and metal-wrapped patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles