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Passementerie

Piece of cream-colored silk ground, gauze weaze, with fancy borders of heavy, unspun white silk yarn. Edged with yellow and green chenille yarn. Decorated with bits of pink, yellow, white and blue chenille-like silk arranged to suggest blossoms and buds. Condition good.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

57.527

Medium or Technique

Silk; Gauze weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles