Piece of silk weaving

French
1750–75


Object Place: France

Dimensions

17 x 52.1 cm (6 11/16 x 20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.1580

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Compound satin weave. Design is chartreuse, tan, shades of rose and white on a dark green gound. Island-like motifs with fantastic trees and flowers. Not a complete repeat. Composed of two fragmetns, sewn together at the sides which have a slevage of nine cords. Faded, worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell