Piece of silk weaving

French
1725–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

41.7 x 20.5 cm (16 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.318

Medium or Technique

Silk weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Compound satin weave. Polychrome design of floral sprays with shells on an ivory-colored ground. Selvedge on one side of five cords. Soiled, worn.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund