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Textile length

Length of brocaded wool, so-called callimanco. All-over pattern of stylized flowers and leaves woven with red and white wool threads. Isolated flowers brocaded with blue, purple, green and yellow wools. Full loom width, several repeats.

Provenance

Arditti & Mayorcas, London; purchased by MFA, January 10, 1962

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

English, third quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

Norwich, England

Accession Number

62.20

Medium or Technique

Wool satin damask brocaded with wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles