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Piece of silk weaving

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Compound satin weave. Design is chartreuse, tan, shades of rose and white on a dark green gound. Island-like motifs with fantastic trees and flowers. Not a complete repeat. Composed of two fragmetns, sewn together at the sides which have a slevage of nine cords. Faded, worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 1750–75

Object Place

France

Dimensions

17 x 52.1 cm (6 11/16 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.1580

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles