Panel (Dress Fabric)

A work made of silk, plain weave with silvered-metal-strip-wrapped with silk supplementary facing wefts; embroidered with silk and silvered-metal-strip and wire purl in satin stitches; couching; embellished with silvered and colored metal spangles; semiprecious stones.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with silvered-metal-strip-wrapped with silk supplementary facing wefts; embroidered with silk and silvered-metal-strip and wire purl in satin stitches; couching; embellished with silvered and colored metal spangles; semiprecious stones.

Date:

1775/80

Artist:

France

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Title

Panel (Dress Fabric)

Origin

France

Date

Made 1775–1780

Medium

Silk, plain weave with silvered-metal-strip-wrapped with silk supplementary facing wefts; embroidered with silk and silvered-metal-strip and wire purl in satin stitches; couching; embellished with silvered and colored metal spangles; semiprecious stones

Dimensions

61.4 × 46 cm (24 1/8 × 18 1/8 in.) Warp repeat: 6.5 cm (2 1/2 in.) matted: 71.1 × 91.4 cm (28 × 36 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Textile Society

Reference Number

1980.125

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