About This Artwork

France

Panel, 1730s

Silk, silver-gilt-strips wound around silk fiber cores, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts, supplementary binding warps tying some self-patterning ground wefts in plain interlacings and self-patterned by areas of 1:3 twill interlacings
85.9 x 54 cm (33 5/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
Warp repeat: 46.5-47cm (18 1/4-1/2 in.)
Weft repeat: point repeat

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1895.129




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