Figured satin

French
1825–50


Object Place: France

Dimensions

102.7 x 52.9 cm (40 7/16 x 20 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.297

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Compound satin weave in white silk. Main body of piece has overall pattern of small sprigs of leaves. At the bottom, a border of two undulating floral vines and below them a band of twill weave. Selvedge on both sides. At middle top, a seam. Selvedge has many slits.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates