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Fragment of silk weaving

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Fragment. Warp-figured yellow-green silk. Small feather motifs in rows alternating to the left and right. Selvedge on one side of four cords.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 1725–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

38.4 x 7.6 cm (15 1/8 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

51.1563

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles