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Length of Woven Silk

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 9:1 satin weave self-patterned by ground wefts.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 9:1 satin weave self-patterned by ground wefts.

Date:

1770-75

Artist:

France, Lyon

About this artwork

By the 1770s floral patterns had become smaller and were superimposed on striped backgrounds. More saturated colors also came into fashion.

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Title

Length of Woven Silk

Origin

Lyon

Date

Made 1770–1775

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 9:1 satin weave self-patterned by ground wefts

Dimensions

92.8 × 52 cm (36 1/2 × 20 1/2 in.) Repeat: 18.4 × 17.2 cm (7 1/4 × 6 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1984.96

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