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A Royal Addition

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:00:09 +0000
Blog Post Category:
Object of the Day
Description:
Fragment, ca. 1865, woven in Lyon, France for the Second Mexican Empire, silk damask, Gift of Mrs. James W. Pinchot, 1896-17-31Acquired in 1896, this fragment of red damask reportedly was removed from a chair following Emperor Maximilian’s brief reign of Mexico, which ended with his execution in Querétaro in 1867. When Napoleon III of France invaded Mexico in 1862, he intended to install a government friendly to French interests and subsequently invited the young Austrian...
Topic:
Design
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