Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Piece

Date:
18th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
L. 18 1/2 x W. 17 1/4 inches 47.0 x 43.8 cm
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of The United Piece Dye Works, 1936
Accession Number:
36.90.177
Not on view
Besselièvre ; United Piece Dye Works (until 1936; to MMA)
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