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Dress fabric of silk damask with a design of 'islands' with tiny houses, a fence, large trees, shrubs and hanging fruits. Beneath each island is a large flower and fruit, with a cluster of smaller fruits, all on one cut stem.
The height of the repeat is 271/2"(70cm). There are two repeats in the width of the silk. The selvedge is woven with stripes of red and white warp.
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Length: 122 cm, Width: 51 in, Length: 70 cm repeat
Woven dress fabric, Spitalfields, England, 1734.
Clothing; Textiles; Europeana Fashion Project
Textiles and Fashion Collection