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Creator Name: Prelle
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: active 19th century
Creator Name-CRT: Prelle
Creator Name: Gillow & Co.
Creator Role: Manufacturer
Creator Name-CRT: Gillow & Co.
Title: Baroque Revival Velvet Panel
Creation Start Date: 1876
Creation End Date: 1876
Creation Date: 1876
Creation Place: Lyons
Object Type: Textiles
Classification Term: Velvets
Materials and Techniques: velvet, satin
Dimensions: L.78 x W.41-1/2 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 97.113.2
Credit Line: The Tess E. Armstrong Fund
Using historical design motifs as inspiration for contemporary expression is an age-old practice. The 19th century designers who created this fabric were inspired by the bold, baroque designs of the 18th century. This particular velvet is made up of a central panel and two border panels. The units, designed to complement each other, were made so they could accommodate a variety of room configurations.
AMICA ID: MIA_.97.113.2
Component Measured: overall, height=length
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights:
?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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