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Compound satin weave of salmon and ivory silk, lancé with silver-wire wound on a silk core and frisé silver yarn. Large pattern of symmetrical arrangements of leaves and flowers, enclosed on either side by undulating ribbons of lace pattern. Selvedge on both sides of six cords. Stained and...

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Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

French, 1700–25

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 81.3 x 54 cm (32 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.260

Medium or Technique

Silk; lace pattern: lampas, silver metallic threads on silk-satin ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles