Salesman's Sample (Waistcoat Pocket)

A work made of silk, warp-float faced satin weave; embroidered with silk floss and silk cord in outline, satin, padded satin and stem stitches; couching and french knots; medallions executed with perforations imitating lace.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced satin weave; embroidered with silk floss and silk cord in outline, satin, padded satin and stem stitches; couching and french knots; medallions executed with perforations imitating lace.

Date:

1780/90

Artist:

France, probably Lyon

About this artwork

Currently Off View

Textiles

Title

Salesman's Sample (Waistcoat Pocket)

Origin

France

Date

1780–1790

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced satin weave; embroidered with silk floss and silk cord in outline, satin, padded satin and stem stitches; couching and French knots; medallions executed with perforations imitating lace

Dimensions

18.8 × 26 cm (7 3/8 × 10 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1956.155

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

Share

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share