Panel (formerly a Curtain from a Sedan Chair)

A work made of silk, gold and silver gilt strips wound around silk fiber core, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts tied by supplementary binding warps in 3:1 twill interlacing and self-patterned by areas of plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, gold and silver gilt strips wound around silk fiber core, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts tied by supplementary binding warps in 3:1 twill interlacing and self-patterned by areas of plain weave.

Date:

c. 1720

Artist:

France

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Title

Panel (formerly a Curtain from a Sedan Chair)

Origin

France

Date

1715–1725

Medium

Silk, gold and silver gilt strips wound around silk fiber core, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts tied by supplementary binding warps in 3:1 twill interlacing and self-patterned by areas of plain weave

Dimensions

a: 180.3 × 107.2 cm (71 × 42 1/8 in.) b: 96.5 × 53.7 cm (37 7/8 × 21 1/4 in.) c: 98.5 × 53.9 cm (38 3/4 × 21 1/4 in.) Warp repeat: 68- 70.4 cm (26 3/4-27 3/4 in.) Loom width: 54 cm (21 1/4 in.) Width between selvages: 52.8 cm (20 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Timothy B. Blackstone, Mrs. Charles T. Yerkes, Mrs. E. T. Watkins, Mrs. Orrin W. Potter, Mrs. M. M. Ludington, Mrs. Samuel M. Nickerson, Martin A. Ryerson and Charles L. Hutchinson through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1892.146.1a-c

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