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Panel of dress fabric

Satin lamé damassé, printed. Warp: white silk. Weft: white silk,silver wrapped around a white silk core. The design is in the style of the artist Bénédictus. Silver metallic weft threads create a chinoiserie landscape with mountains, pagodas and flowers. The original white silk satin has...

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Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

French (Lyon), 1928–30

Object Place

(Lyon), France

Accession Number

1986.760

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles