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Fragment; three straight sides and one scalloped side

Cut and uncut pile, with voided areas enriched with flat silver wire which runs from selvedge to selvedge and is covered elsewhere by loops and pile. Pearl-gray ground with part of an undulating silver ribbon, a pink rose, a yellow primrose and blue cornflowers (?), leaves are green or silver. ...

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Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, mid-18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

49.21

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles