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Bedcover

A work made of silk, warp-faced, weft-rib, plain weave; moire finish; embroidered with silk in satin ad stem stitches; borders: silk, gauze weave; starched; embroidered with silk in satin and stem stitches; edging: attached at all four sides of borders; warp-faced, weft-rib, plain weave with discontinuous wefts; wefts form loop fringe.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-faced, weft-rib, plain weave; moire finish; embroidered with silk in satin ad stem stitches; borders: silk, gauze weave; starched; embroidered with silk in satin and stem stitches; edging: attached at all four sides of borders; warp-faced, weft-rib, plain weave with discontinuous wefts; wefts form loop fringe.

Date:

18th century

Artist:

Portugal

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Bedcover

Place

Portugal (Object made in)

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Made 1701–1800

Medium

Silk, warp-faced, weft-rib, plain weave; moire finish; embroidered with silk in satin ad stem stitches; borders: silk, gauze weave; starched; embroidered with silk in satin and stem stitches; edging: attached at all four sides of borders; warp-faced, weft-rib, plain weave with discontinuous wefts; wefts form loop fringe

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1943.599

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