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Seasons and Elements (set of four)

Possibly after a design by Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)

Designer: Border designed by Jean Lemoyen le Lorrain (1637/38–1709) (probably)
Patron: Commissioned for Marquise de Montespan (1641–1707)
Date: ca. 1683
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Canvas; silk, wool, and metal-thread embroidery in tent stitch (316 stitches per sq. inch, 49 per sq. cm.)
Dimensions: See individual records for measurements.
Classification: Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1946
Accession Number: 46.43.1–.4

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