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Woven Textile

Made by Séguin & Co., Lyons, France1811

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, United States

Details

  • Title: Woven Textile
  • Date: 1811
  • Location: Lyon, France
  • Physical Dimensions: w14.88 x h38.75 in (Overall)
  • Provenance: Purchased with the Bloomfield Moore Fund, 1943
  • Type: Textiles
  • Rights: © 2014 Philadelphia Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
  • External Link: Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Medium: Silk plain weave with silk brocading wefts
  • Manufacturer: Made by Séguin & Co., Lyons, France
  • Made for: Made for Chateau de Versailles
  • Description: Yellow ground with circular medallions bearing bouquets of hollyhocks on white ground and encircled by green leaves. Medallions separated by a conventionalized floral form. Secondary borders of oak leaves on brown ground; narrow gold strip at bottom.

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