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Piece of silk weaving

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Piece. Warp-figured weave in dark peach-colored silk. Undulating ribbons with small floral sprays. Diagonal lines on ground. Selvedge on one side of narrow stripes in blue and peach. Spotted, soiled. Many slits in the selvedge.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 1725–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

65 x 12.1 cm (25 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.1565

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles