Broad taffeta ribbon

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

13.6 x 140.5 cm (5 3/8 x 55 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2697

Medium or Technique

Silk, chiné, taffeta

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Broad taffeta ribbon divided into horizontal blocks with different colors in the background of blocks; spray of realistically drawn roses and carnations chiné printed on broad blocks, alternately yellow background and blue background separating between broad blocks a narrower block on white background with small-scale flowering branches also chiné printed in polychrome.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice Bradford Lovett