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Cutting and Fitting the Grand Aissiette
The Figures

Figure 1. The pourpoint of Charles of Blois, c. 1367. Ivory silk brocaded in gold with a pattern of lions and eagles alternating in octagons. Lined with fine linen canvas. Interlined with cotton wadding quilted to both fabrics in horizontal rows 1.5 inches apart. (Musee de Tissus, Lyons)