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Petticoat Panel

A work made of silk, weft-ribbed plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns in satin, single satin, split, stem and surface satin stitches; french knots.
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  • A work made of silk, weft-ribbed plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns in satin, single satin, split, stem and surface satin stitches; french knots.

Date:

1730-50

Artist:

England

About this artwork

European fascination with East Asia manifested itself in a style now known as chinoiserie. Although the name implies a connection with China, in fact it applies to suggestions of any Asian cultures—for example, the tiny palm tree in the embroidered decoration on this petticoat or skirt panel.

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Title

Petticoat Panel

Origin

England

Date

Made 1730–1750

Medium

Silk, weft-ribbed plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns in satin, single satin, split, stem and surface satin stitches; French knots

Dimensions

98 × 130.7 cm (38 5/8 × 51 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Elizabeth M. Schultz Endowment

Reference Number

1988.90

Extended information about this artwork

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