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Figured satin

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Compound satin weave in white silk. Main body of piece has overall pattern of small sprigs of leaves. At the bottom, a border of two undulating floral vines and below them a band of twill weave. Selvedge on both sides. At middle top, a seam. Selvedge has many slits.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

French, 1825–50

Object Place

France

Dimensions

102.7 x 52.9 cm (40 7/16 x 20 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.297

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles