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Textile length

White and pink floral motifs on green silk damask ground patterned with folliate motifs. Alternating rows: one modified buta flowers, and the other in a stylized exotic flower paired with a shrimp-like creature. Lace patterns fill sections of the flowers' leaves.

Provenance

Loewi-Robertson, Inc.; purchased by the MFA, January 22, 1986

Credit Line

Lucy A. Morse Fund in memory of Kate Morse

Italian or French, late 17th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1986.16

Medium or Technique

Silk damask of 7/1 satin and plain weave patterned with weft floats

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles