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Length of Woven Silk

A work made of silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and some supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 3:1 twill interlacings.
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  • A work made of silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and some supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 3:1 twill interlacings.

Date:

1735/38

Artist:

France

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Length of Woven Silk

Origin

France

Date

Made 1735–1738

Medium

Silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and some supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 3:1 twill interlacings

Dimensions

154.1 × 52.6 cm (60 5/8 × 20 3/4 in.) Repeat: 53.5 × 25.4 cm (21 × 10 in.)

Credit Line

Textile Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1969.720

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