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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1919.71.A
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Panel, probably from a chasuble
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
2nd half 18th c.
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215510
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silk with metallic yarns (filé)
Technique
Brocade
Dimensions
100.3 x 54.9 cm (39 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.)
Provenance
[Blackborne, New York], sold; to Hervey E. Wetzel (1888-1919), Boston, 1915, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1919.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Hervey E. Wetzel
Accession Year
1919
Object Number
1919.71.A
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Ivory-coloured silk ground with liseré (self) pattern of diapering. Symmetical pattern of branching leaves from which sprout flowers and extend garlands in polychrome silk yarns. Brocaded with metallic yarns (filé and silver lancé).

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