Requires Photography

Triple cloth length

Probably French
About 1900


Object Place: Probably France

Dimensions

115 x 78.5 cm (45 1/4 x 30 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.1054

Medium or Technique

Silk, woven

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length, full loom width. Outer cloths show silk yarns, loosely woven, in shades of yellow, green and red. Inner cloth, which also functions as padding, formed of coarse cotton weft and fine cotton warp, both undyed. Pattern shows drop repeat of affronted, long tailed birds before grape clusters; ground shows powder of sprigs. Selvedges present. Ends frayed.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Streeter