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Satin lamé damassé. 2 warps: purple silk; 2 wefts: purple silk, gold wrapped around a silk core. A gold lamé greek key design on a violet silk satin ground. Condition: excellent.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

French, 1920s

Object Place

(Lyon), France

Dimensions

161.3 cm (63 1/2 in.) x 161.3 cm (64 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1986.758

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin lamé damassé

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes