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Berain Grotesques (set of five)

Style of Jean Berain
(French, Saint-Mihiel 1640–1711 Paris)

Designer: Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London)
Designer: Border designed by Jean Berain (French, Saint-Mihiel 1640–1711 Paris) (?)
Manufactory: Beauvais
Factory director: Philippe Béhagle (French, 1641–1705) (or his son), Beauvais manufactory
Date: designed ca. 1688, woven ca. 1690–1711
Culture: French, Beauvais
Medium: Wool, silk (21-27 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.)
Dimensions: See individual records for measurements.
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Gift of John M. Schiff, 1977
Accession Number: 1977.437.1–.5

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