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Catalog Data

Medium:
Medium: silk, metallic yarns Technique: complex woven with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade)
Dimensions:
H x W (a): 48 × 26 cm (18 7/8 × 10 1/4 in.)
H x W (b): 47.9 × 27.3 cm (18 7/8 × 10 3/4 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Textile fragment
Made in:
France
Date:
mid- 18th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Silk brocade fragment in burgundy and cream showing a serpentine line of c-curves with floral bouquets. Buds brocaded in silver.
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt
Accession Number:
1931-40-24-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ce76ffec-1944-4447-875a-1309ccd6df2b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1931-40-24-a_b