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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 gold metal thread

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jackie Unsworth

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ribbon silk sample, woven and embroidered. A central band of open gauze weave in gold metallic thread edged on either side with narrow pale blue and gold metallic banding. Two selvedges. Gauze effect.

Place of Origin

France (made)


early 20th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Woven and embroidered silk with gold metal thread

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

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


Silk (textile); Gold metal thread


Woven; Embroidered


Textiles; Embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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