London, South Kensington
23 May 2006
A FABRIC PUBLICITY PANEL FOR BONNET HOUSE
brocaded black silk taffeta ground with woven horse and rider, by Tassinari and Chatel, Lyons, circa 1868
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This example is one of the earliest designs for the publicity panels woven as gifts for clientele of the Lyons silk houses.
See 'The Textile Museum Lyons: Guide to the Collections,' p.219 for similar.
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