Fragment of embroidery

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Other: 55 x 41.8 cm (21 5/8 x 16 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2462

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin ground (now much soiled and somewhat yellowed); design of diagonal interlacing serpentines, one, plain brown slender ribbon, the other, a fine flowering stem worked with polychrome silks in chain stitch with only a few details in other stitches; two holes; left selvedge present.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund