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Border woven to match 1937-63-3. Neo-classical pattern of laurel wreath and acanthus leaves in the form of a lyre brocaded in gold thread on a bright blue satin ground with a monochrome figure of slender leaves; with wide and narrown gold bands top and bottom.

Credit: Gift of Herman A. Elsberg on the Fortieth Anniversary of the Museum ...
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c. 1805
Medium: silk, metal-wrapped silk threads, smooth and frisé Technique: 8-harness satin patterned with continuous and discontinuous supplementary wefts and supplementary binding warp
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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