Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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textile fragment
  • France
  • textile fragment, 1700s
  • Where object was made: France
  • silk, cotton
  • Object Height/Width: 14 x 38 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 1/2 x 14 15/16 in
  • Gift of Cooper Union Museum of Art, NY
  • Not on display
  • 1949.0028.5.c
Description

Fragments of fabric furnishing panel in reds and browns. Chinoiserie motifs (reflects fanciful and poetic notions of China influenced by travelers' tales and exports of Asian ceramics, textiles, and art objects) including a pagoda-like structure surrounded by flowers and enclosed by scrolls with fruit.