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Panel; loom width. Ivory colored silk damask weave with red silk pattern wefts. Design: four and a half repeats, each bordered by row of name S. IOSEPH inscribed in leafy cartouche; between each row of cartouches are flowers and drills, compasses and other references to Joseph's trade as a...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder

possibly French, 18th or 19th century

Object Place

France (possibly)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts