Object Place: France
Overall: 81.3 x 54 cm (32 x 21 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; lace pattern: lampas, silver metallic threads on silk-satin ground
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Compound satin weave of salmon and ivory silk, lancé with silver-wire wound on a silk core and frisé silver yarn. Large pattern of symmetrical arrangements of leaves and flowers, enclosed on either side by undulating ribbons of lace pattern. Selvedge on both sides of six cords. Stained and discolored, with a cut on each side. Worn.
Cabot-Townsend Fund and Special Textile Fund