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Piece of ribbon

French
Middle or second half of 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

5 x 66.8 cm (1 15/16 x 26 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.528

Medium or Technique

Silk; Ribbon brocaded, taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of ribbon, all silk. Black taffeta ground. Jacquard brocaded pattern shows a symmetrical design: at each end, Cinderella in a coach with driver and footman, drawn by four mice; between these motives, four red rosebuds alternate with three sparkling slippers on red cushions. A row of needleholes along each edge. Condition good.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell