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Piece of lampas

Woven with light blue, taupe and white; symmetrical design of two figures in classical dress standing on a platform, pouring liquid from a pitcher on to a fire on a central round altar (?), this central group framed on sides and bottom by rinceaux and foliate serpentines; at top, a curtained...

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Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

French, Late 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

51.2591

Medium or Technique

Silk Lampas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles