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Passementerie

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

5 x 76 cm (1 15/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.527

Medium or Technique

Silk; Gauze weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of cream-colored silk ground, gauze weaze, with fancy borders of heavy, unspun white silk yarn. Edged with yellow and green chenille yarn. Decorated with bits of pink, yellow, white and blue chenille-like silk arranged to suggest blossoms and buds. Condition good.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell