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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.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

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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