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Panel of evening dress fabric

Damask matlassé; warp: black silk (taffeta), weft: black silk (over-twisted), silver lamé. Stylized falling leaves scattered on a trellis pattern, both in silver lamé matlassé, on a black silk ground. Condition: excellent.

Credit Line

Susan Cornelia Warren Fund

French (Lyon), 1920–30

Object Place

(Lyon), France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts