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Design after one of the important French "ornamaniste" of the begining of the 18th century like Audran, Pineau or Oppenord. The whole embroidery is in chain stitch. The central themes are two chinoseries: on the lower part, a king seated under a canopy and receiving respects, above a queen to...

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Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

about 1730–50

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

248.9 cm (98 in.) W: 73 in.

Accession Number

1984.413

Medium or Technique

Chinoiserie style; wool embroidery on cotton, later reapplied to silk satin ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles