12 February 1999
A LENGTH OF FRENCH CRIMSON SATIN LAMPAS
Woven and brocaded in ivory and green silks with large chinoiserie figures being offered fruit and playing with birds, interspersed with arrangements of flowers and blossom
28 in. x 72 in. (72 cm. x 183 cm.);
and a collection of matching fragments(a lot)
See Wardrobe XVII
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See catalogue entry 14, "Chinoiserie, L'influence de la Chine sur les arts en Europe XVIIe-XIXe sicle", exhibition at Abegg-Stiftung Bern in Riggisberg, 6 Mai-28 Oktober 1984.
The children are after a print by Alexis Peyrotte which formed part of the "Suite des Nouveaux Cartouches Chinois", published at about the same date.
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