Textile

English (Spitalfields)
18th century


Object Place: Spitalfields, England

Dimensions

Overall: 66 x 49.5 cm (26 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.815

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece. Cream-colored silk taffeta ground with small-scale powder figure. Sparsely scattered rose-bud and rose-blossom sprigs, brocaded in silk and shades of rose and olive-green with black accents. Plain white selvedge along right side with another selvedge stitched to it. About one inch of the silk stitched under at the bottom. Stains. Part of a dress worn by Hannah Hopkins Worthington.

Provenance

Part of a dress worn by Hannah Hopkins Worthington.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth H. Andrews