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Panel from a skirt

Compound taffeta weave. Thick blue and green wefts and black warps, used separately in certain areas to create self-figured pattern of serpentine floral vines and fine, feather-like ribbons. At intervals in the course of the ribbons are knotted miniature bouquets, brocaded with polychrome silks....

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

French, 1850–75

Object Place

France

Accession Number

59.467

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes