About This Artwork

France, Lyon

Portion of a Waistcoat (Front), 1775/1800

Silk and gilt-metal strips, warp-float faced twill weave with supplementary facing wefts bound by secondary binding warps and three-color supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet
48.2 x 47.8 cm (19 x 18 7/8 in.)
Repeat: 13.5 x 8 cm (5 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson through the Antiquarian Society, 1895.860

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