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Panel from skirt

French
early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

50.7 x 98.5 cm (19 15/16 x 38 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

51.265

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Panel from skirt, blue corded silk with border across bottom of skirt, scrolls diamonds, masks, and stylized flowers worked with couched gold thread, sequins, rings of flat gold wire, a little blue, violet, and brown silk in satin stitch, upper part of skirt powdered with sprays of delicate stylized flowers and leaves; worn, stained, traces of silk machine made net as background for masks in border.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund