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Dress fabric panel (one of five panels)

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Louis XVI style; meandering lace ribbons and floral sprays brocaded with polychrome silk threads; floating warp ribbons on striped taffeta ground; two repeats in the width

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Miriam Shaw

French (Lyon), about 1770

Object Place

Lyon, France

Dimensions

Overall: 100.6 x 54 cm (39 5/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

35.1675b

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta) with warp stripes and brocaded with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes