Skirt panels

English
1700–25


Object Place: England

Dimensions

105.5 cm (41 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.492

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark café-au-lait ribbed silk taffeta, four widths seamed along selvedges (three orange and two yellow stripes). Lower third worked with brilliant polychrome silks in satin and knotted stitches. Pattern shows symmetrical repeat using roses, chrysanthemums, tulips, etc. and shells. Silk ground worn in places; edges frayed; a few breaks. Selvedge at right breaking off.

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund