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Pinkish-tan satin ground with large-scale, closely-spaced symmetrical design of highly ornamental lace-like flowers, fruit, and leaves in part woven with extra green and white silk wefts but largely lancé with silver metal thread (filé) (now much tarnished). Warp: tan, white. Weft: green...

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, early 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 98.4 x 54 cm (38 3/4 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.2595

Medium or Technique

Silk; lace pattern in point composition with silver metallic threads and outlining in brocaded silk threads on silk satin ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles