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Woven Portrait (France), ca. 1771

This is a Woven portrait. It was designed by Philippe de la Salle. It is dated ca. 1771 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk and its technique is 4 & 1 satin with discontinuous supplementary wefts bound on the front in plain weave by a supplementary warp. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 105.1 × 76.5 cm (41 3/8 × 30 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Woven Portrait (France), ca. 1771; Designed by Philippe de la Salle (1723–1803); silk; H x W: 105.1 × 76.5 cm (41 3/8 × 30 1/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-265

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