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Weaving fragment

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Fragment of warp-figured grayish-blue silk (warps irregularly dyed); indistinct design arranged in horizontal band of highly stylized floral and foliate forms combine with geometric motives.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 22.8 x 52.1 cm (9 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.1561

Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving, warp-figured

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles