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Woven seat cover

French or Italian irregular fragment (used as a chair seat cover). Golden yellow silk. Coarse satin ground with narrow, paired scalloped stripes created by floats of secondary weft of same color. Frayed edges. Tack holes along edges.

Credit Line

Transferred from Decorative Arts Department installation reserve

French or Italian, 18th century

Object Place

France or Italy

Accession Number

59.214

Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles