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Panel (two seamed lengths from a skirt)

Alternating floral and cloud meanders in gold lamé and gold metallic threads (filé and frisé) and white silk threads lancé with reverses of tabby weave, patterned with flowers and bonsai-style trees brocaded in green silk threads and lancé with silver and gold lamé on pink silk cannelé...

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Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

French (Lyon), about 1760

Object Place

Lyon, France

Accession Number

1985.341

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles