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Sheraton chair fabric

about 1790


Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/16 x 2 3/8 in. (25.5 x 6 cm)

Accession Number

31.98

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream-white silk weft tied by neutral yellow warp. Design: poppy plants originally woven with metal weft (silver on strips of paper?) tied by neutral yellow silk warp, worn until little remains but warp. Narrow outer borders with conventionalized plants on dark brown. On each side of band a little plain neutral yellow silk.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund