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Piece of silk weaving

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Compound satin weave. Polychrome design of floral sprays with shells on an ivory-colored ground. Selvedge on one side of five cords. Soiled, worn.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund

French, 1725–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

41.7 x 20.5 cm (16 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.318

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles