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Sample - Silk & Metal Tissue

Silk & Metal Tissue

  • Object:

    Sample

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Warner and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brocaded silk with metal threads

  • Museum number:

    T.66-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sample of silk brocade with part of a silk-brocaded crown and part of a silver-thread brocaded beast.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Warner and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Brocaded silk with metal threads

Marks and inscriptions

'Silk & Metal / Tissue'
Handwritten on a paper tag attached to sample

Dimensions

Width: 12 cm, Length: 13.5 cm

Descriptive line

Sample of silk brocade 'Silk & Metal Tissue', Warner and Sons, Great Britain, ca. 1900

Materials

Silk (textile); Metal thread

Techniques

Brocaded

Subjects depicted

Stylized flowers; Mythological beasts; Crown

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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