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Ribbon sample

Ribbon sample

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven and embroidered silk with metal thread

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jackie Unsworth

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ribbon sample, woven and embroidered. Silver metallic thread in an open plain weave with 2 warp stripes of gold thread in twill, carrying small circular forms every 0.6cm inches the same thread but a different weave. Gauze effect.

Place of Origin

France (made)


early 20th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Woven and embroidered silk with metal thread


Length: 20 cm, Width: 3 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1989/1899. One of four samples T.33 to C-1990.

Descriptive line

Embroidered ribbon sample, made in France, early 20th century


Silk (textile); Metal thread


Plain weave; Embroidered

Subjects depicted



Textiles; Embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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