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Panel of brocatel

Narrow panel made up of two similar but not identical pieces seamed horizontally. Ground: cream colored silk twill. Design: long slender leaves, in green satin, and shorter leaves brocaded in brown, symmetrically arranged to suggest architectural column, supporting an elongated pseudo-Ionic...

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Mme. Niclausse (dealer), Paris; sold by Mme. Niclausse to Adolph Loewi, Los Angeles; 1956, sold by Loewi to the MFA for $200. (Accession Date: November 8, 1956)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

French, second half, 17th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk twill


Textiles and Fashion Arts