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Lampas fragment

French, rectangular piece Satin ground, showing narrow yellow, tan and white stripes on pale blue field. A flowering vine, in white silk bound in twill weave, twines around a tan stripe in the center of the two blue grounds. Simpler vines undulate along the white stripes. Narrow selvedges at...

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Transferred from Decorative Arts Department installation reserve

French, 1750–1800

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Silk satin lampas


Textiles and Fashion Arts