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Rectangular piece of velvet

Rectangular piece. Ground of coarse cream-colored satin, with pattern in dark red cut and uncut pile. All-over pattern of oval medallions, each contain a sprig and dotted border. Interspaces filled with leafy branches, shells and rosettes on a checkered ground. Narrow green slevage at left....

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Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, Late 18th or 19th century

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Velvet, satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts