Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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fabric strip
  • France
  • fabric strip, circa 1775
  • Where object was made: Lyons, France
  • silk, taffeta, brocading
  • Object Length/Width: 36.8 x 69.9 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 1/2 x 27 1/2 in
  • Gift of Cooper Union through Oberlin College
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0332
Description

Silk taffeta, brocaded in the style of Philippe de Lassale, Lyons. Cream silk brocaded with flowers, bows, and butterflies in cream, red, yellow, green, blue, and brown. (on back: 1896-17-34)