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Dress fabric

Dress fabric

  • Place of origin:

    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1640-1670 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Polychrome figured silk satin

  • Museum number:

    84-1903

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dress fabric of figured silk satin, woven in colours on a cream-coloured ground. Horizontal rows of large flowers in green alternating with rows of smaller flowers in blue and yellow, all on curving foliated stem.

Place of Origin

France (possibly, made)

Date

1640-1670 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Polychrome figured silk satin

Dimensions

Height: 19.5 in, Width: 6.375 in

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 82182/1903.

Descriptive line

Dress fabric, polychrome figured silk satin, possibly France, 1640-70.

Production Note

Attributed to Italy when acquired.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Satin weave

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Textiles; Clothing

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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