Portrait of Napoleon III (1808–1873), Emperor

A work made of silk, warp faced weft ribbed plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.
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  • A work made of silk, warp faced weft ribbed plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; woven on loom with jacquard attachment.

Date:

19th century

Artist:

Designed by Marc-Laurent Bruyas (French, 1821–1896)
Woven by Carquillat (French, 1803–1884)
France, Lyon

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Artist

Marc-Laurent Bruyas

Title

Portrait of Napoleon III (1808–1873), Emperor

Origin

Lyon

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Silk, warp faced weft ribbed plain weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts and self-patterning ground wefts; woven on loom with Jacquard attachment

Dimensions

30 × 22.2 cm (11 3/4 × 8 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Katherine Wright

Reference Number

1956.119

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