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Wool brocade curtain

Wool brocade on fabric with linen warp and cotton weft "Toile de Normandie." Shades of pink and mauve roses with yellow and white flowers arranged in meanders brocaded in wool threads on linen and cotton. May have been used for a curtain. Condition: good; some thread loss and staining.

Credit Line

Helen Carpenter Moseley Fund

French (probably area of Rouen), about 1755–56

Object Place

(probably area of Rouen), France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool, brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts