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Trophies and birds

Savonnerie Manufactory
(Manufactory, established 1626; Manufacture Royale, established 1663)

Designer: Probably after a design by Jean Baptiste Blain (or Blin) de Fontenay (1653–1715)
Designer: Possibly after a design by Alexandre François Desportes (French, Champigneulle 1661–1743 Paris)
Date: 1715–50
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Wool (120 knots per sq. inch, 19 per sq. cm.)
Dimensions: Each panel: H. 108 x W. 26 inches (274.3 x 66 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Woven
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number: 58.75.128

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