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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


Overall: 95.5 x 54.5 cm (37 5/8 x 21 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts