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Sample ribbons

French
last quarter 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1029

Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Each page is printed with a repeating ornamental rectangular frame with a cartouche containing the page number at the top and space for six swatches, one above the other, of compound woven fabric below; polychrome silk with satin-weave warp and metallic yarn supplementary patterning wefts. Thirty interleaved pages; some missing swatches or blank; bound with string. Soiled and worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection