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Sheraton chair fabric

Ground: cream-white silk weft tied by neutral yellow warp. Design: poppy plants originally woven with metal weft (silver on strips of paper?) tied by neutral yellow silk warp, worn until little remains but warp. Narrow outer borders with conventionalized plants on dark brown. On each side of...

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Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

about 1790

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Textiles and Fashion Arts