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Piece (chair seat?) of damask

Piece (chair seat?). Damask weave in dark blue silk. At the bottom two pairs of confronted winged antelopes (?). Above them, two pairs of addorsed eagles, their heads turned back toward each toher. In the interspaces large ogives with a pattern of leaf motifs.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts