Piece of ribbon (one of two)

French
Around 1850


Object Place: France

Dimensions

21.8 x 6.5 cm (8 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.414a

Medium or Technique

Silk ribbon taffeta compound weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Compound weave with design in light purple silk on a ground of white taffeta. Scene with castle, willow tree and swans in a pool. Tiny loops of weft pulled out along selvedge on both sides. Spotted, holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dudley Clapp