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Pair of brocatel curtains

Brilliant pinkish-red silk warp and weft, with natural linen backing weft. Design shows two main alternating motives: an Imperial crown above an eagle with a ribbon in his beak and crossed sceptre and sword in front of his body; a pineapple between foliate scrolls. Separating these motives are...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, Probably 1860–1867,

Object Place

Lyon

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: a- W. 1m44; L. 2m99 b- W. 1m43; L.2m97

Accession Number

56.1144a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk and linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles