Inventory #F07-1761


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An opu­lent c.1870 French void­ed red silk vel­vet with a gold metal­lic ground woven at Lyon, France by Tassi­nari & Cha­tel with a large repeat­ed design of a flo­ral urn flanked by birds, ram­pant lions below, and a canopy flanked by a pair of min­strals. Woven for a par­tic­u­lar patron, this vel­vet is an exam­ple of the kind of tex­tiles woven for the very wealthy in the the 19th cen­tu­ry. Prove­nance: Tassi­nari & Cha­tel archives.




87¼" long x 23¾" wide

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