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Panel of velvet

Weft: orange cotton. Weft: white silk in sets of 3, binding the orange cotton weft in pairs and the middle warp binding the gold lamé which rides on every second weft. Panel probably used for furnishing fabric. Design in the style of "Genoa velvet." Point composition of flowers in purple, rose,...

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Alice M. Bartlett Fund

French, about 1860–70

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Medium or Technique

Cotton; velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts