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Made of two breadths sewn together; crimson velvet on crimson satin ground. Design: roses in cut-velvet, outlined by uncut-velvet, framed by serrated garlands forming scale pattern. Lined with yellow taffeta, and edged with woven red silk fringe with tassels at intervals. Stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillips Ketchum

French, second half of 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

56.223

Medium or Technique

Satin, velvet, taffeta, weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles