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Square (part of set of square and flounce)

Probably French
mid-19th century

Object Place: France


59 x 60.2 cm (23 1/4 x 23 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Ikat

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Square and flounce, taken from a dress. Warp-printed silk taffeta. Pale green-gray ground, with polychrome floral sprays and sprigs: in a) the square, a scattered pattern; in b) the flounce, flowers arranged in garlands, conforming in shape to scalloped edge. Selvedges on both pieces. Needle holes. In b) some of the browns have rotted out.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Stanton Cawley