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Flounce (part of set of square and flounce)

Probably French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

59 x 29.9 cm (23 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.996b

Medium or Technique

Silk; Ikat

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square and flounce, taken from a dress. Warp-printed silk taffeta. Pale green-gray ground, with polychrome floral sprays and sprigs: in a) the square, a scattered pattern; in b) the flounce, flowers arranged in garlands, conforming in shape to scalloped edge. Selvedges on both pieces. Needle holes. In b) some of the browns have rotted out.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Stanton Cawley