America from a set of The Four Continents

Various artists/makers

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Commissioned by Louis XVI, this piece belongs to a set of four wall hangings (1978.404.1–.4) and fifty-six pieces of furniture upholstery (1978.404.4a–c–.18a–c) depicting the four continents: America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

America from a set of The Four Continents, Jean Jacques François Le Barbier (French, Rouen 1738–1826 Paris), Wool, silk (19-21 warps per inch, 8 per cm.), French, Beauvais

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