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Piece of silk weaving

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Compound satin weave in polychrome silks. Undulating lacy ribons in white on a dark green ground. Floral sprays growing out of the ribbons. Selvedge on one side of eight cords. Worn, repaired with running stitches.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 1750–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

67.3 x 22.7 cm (26 1/2 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1579

Medium or Technique

Silk compound satin weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles