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Two strip fragments

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Strip fragment, from silk used at Attingham Park, Shropshire, in early 19th C. Drawing room and picture gallery. White silk taffeta, painted with opaque polychrome and silver pigments. Sprigs and bouquets of berries and flowers, sparsely placed in a row. Three sides cut; fourth shows selvedge...

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Provenance

Chinese, for the Western Market. Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Gift of The Lady Berwick

18th–19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

11.8 x 98 cm (4 5/8 x 38 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: a)--L: 98.0 cm, W: 11.8 cm; b--L: 86 cm, W: 11.3 cm

Accession Number

59.576

Medium or Technique

Silk; Painted, white silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles