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Empire wall hanging

Maker: Possibly made by Bissardon and Bony, Cie
Designer: Possibly after a design by Jean François Bony (French, Givors 1760–1825 Paris)
Date: 1805–15
Culture: French, Lyon
Medium: Silk satin with chenille thread embroidery and painted silk velvet appliqué
Dimensions: Overall: 129 15/16 x 21 5/8 in. (330 x 55 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line: Purchase, Barbara Walters Gift, in honor of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, and Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 2011
Accession Number: 2011.232

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