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Panel of silk weaving

Compound satin weave. Background of tan and white, flowers and leaves of green, terracotta, blue and violet. Lozenge-shaped panels with zig-zag outlines enclosing symmetrical floral arrangements. On either side, wavy ribbons with flowering vines. Selvedge on both sides with nine cords. Very...

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Credit Line

Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund

English or French, 1700–25

Object Place

England or France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk compound satin weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts