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Silk fragment

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Ground: green silk. Design: (formed) by supplementary warps, fine vertical stripes alternating with small roses, all in green silk. Faded and worn. Probably originally white silk with polychrome pattern, subsequently dyed green.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. A. Sweet

French, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 24.5 cm (9 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1118

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles