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Fragment of embroidery

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White satin ground (now much soiled and somewhat yellowed); design of diagonal interlacing serpentines, one, plain brown slender ribbon, the other, a fine flowering stem worked with polychrome silks in chain stitch with only a few details in other stitches; two holes; left selvedge present.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Other: 55 x 41.8 cm (21 5/8 x 16 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2462

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles