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Tapestry

2006.44.544 (RS9487)

Description

Tapestry with a solid green velvet border over a panel with a repeating design of a row of blue peacocks, brown lions, and spotted leopards. All the animals are separated by large flowers and curved green and gold leaves. The edges are bound in a braided rope of green, pink and cream. The backing is a solid pink with embroidered diamonds. There is a row of hooks on the reverse for hanging.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
tapestries
Tapestry
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
13/16 x 49 4/16 x 100 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.544
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198070
Related Items
Title Tapestry Accession number 2006.44.545 Relationship One of a pair

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