Textile Design with Horizontal Strips of Ribbon Decorated with Circles and Pearls over a Glitched Background

Anonymous, Alsatian, 19th century Alsatian

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Rectangular sheet of paper with a textile design from a group, dated 1840, made in Mulhouse, Alsace, which was an important nineteenth-century center for textile production in the Haut-Rhin region of France. The design is made up of horizontal strips of ribbon of light tan color with stipples of dark reddish-brown color and red outlines decorated with pairs of circles flanked by five strips of pearls over a glitched background of light tan color over a dark reddish-brown base. The pairs of circles are colored with purple, orange and green, the pearls are colored with white.

Textile Design with Horizontal Strips of Ribbon Decorated with Circles and Pearls over a Glitched Background, Anonymous, Alsatian, 19th century, Gouache

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