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Fragment of silk weaving

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Compound weave in polychrome silks. Overall pattern of urns in small lozenge-shaped panels. In the interspaces, floral sprays. Selvedge on one side of six cords. Worn.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

French, 1775–1800

Object Place

France

Dimensions

12 x 27.2 cm (4 3/4 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1044

Medium or Technique

Silk and silver metal threads weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles