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Ribbon

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Light green silk ground, the design, of gold thread; through the center of the ribbon runs a connected line of six-sided figures, with a disc in the middle of each one. Filling in the spaces between these are flower forms.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige

French or Italian, 18th century?

Dimensions

6.7 x 54 cm (2 5/8 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

83.219

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt metal thread brocade ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles