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Table cover

Date:
1606–41
Culture:
French
Medium:
Silk and wool on canvas
Dimensions:
L. 79 x W. 60 inches (200.7 x 152.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1366
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription reads: TAPIE COMMANCÉ / PAR MADEMOISELLE / MAD'SE'LE LE FRANCQ / EN L'AN 1606 / ACHEVÉ PAR LES / ANNONCIADES DE / LA VILLE DE DOUAY / EN L'AN 1641 (translation: "Carpet begun by Miss Le Francq in the year 1606 and completed by the nuns of the town of Douai in the year 1641")
William Randolph Hearst ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)
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