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Piece of ribbon (one of two)

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Compound weave with design in light purple silk on a ground of white taffeta. Scene with castle, willow tree and swans in a pool. Tiny loops of weft pulled out along selvedge on both sides. Spotted, holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dudley Clapp

French, Around 1850

Object Place

France

Dimensions

21.8 x 6.5 cm (8 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.414a

Medium or Technique

Silk ribbon taffeta compound weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles