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Panel of brocaded satin

Panel of brocaded satin, rectangular, made of three pieces. Beige satin ground, decorated with vignettes showing a shepherd, shepherdess and four sheep under a stone arch; through the arch are seen a lighthouse and a ship at sea. In the interspaces, flowering branches and a tiny pagoda on a...

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Provenance

Mme. Niclausse (dealer), Paris; sold by Mme. Niclausse to Adolph Loewi; 1957, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $130. (Accession Date: May 9, 1957)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

French or Italian, 1740–50

Object Place

France or Italy

Accession Number

57.392

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles