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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

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)