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See 34.94.2 for another piece of same wall hanging, derived from a popular textile design by Daniel Marot from ca. 1712. Marot, court architect to William III, greatly influenced the decorative arts in the Netherlands at this time; his publication from 1702–1715 of several series of ornamental designs contributed to the popularization of the Louis XIV style in the Netherlands.

Credit: Gift of Lady Fitch, 1934

First quarter 18th century
Leather, embossed, "gilded", and polychromed
60.3 x 45.7cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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