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Textile fragment

mid-18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 84.1 x 58.7 cm (33 1/8 x 23 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.1315

Medium or Technique

Silk and gold-metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular fragment, made up of two pieces basted together on tulle. silver-metallic and white silk ground patterned with undulating narrow and wide scalloped bands; superimposed on the latter, a brocaded gold flowering vine. Lines of polychrome flowers brocaded in counter-movement. Selvedges cut off; small fragment with selvedge basted to lower right corner.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel L. Cabot