Dress fabric panel (one of five panels)

French (Lyon)
about 1770


Object Place: Lyon, France

Dimensions

Overall: 101.5 x 74 cm (39 15/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1675c

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta) with warp stripes and brocaded with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Louis XVI style; meandering lace ribbons and floral sprays brocaded with polychrome silk threads; floating warp ribbons on striped taffeta ground; two repeats in the width

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Miriam Shaw