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Panel of silk weaving

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Compound weave in deep blue silk. Undulating floral vines and flying birds. Selvedge on both sides of two cords and five narrow stripes. Stained, many splits, some repaired with running stitches.

Credit Line

Mrs. Samuel Cabot's Special Fund

European, 1725–75

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

80.9 x 54 cm (31 7/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1548

Medium or Technique

Silk compound weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles