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Flounce

Flounce

  • Place of origin:

    Spitalfields (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1749 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Warp-patterned ground brocaded in coloured silks

  • Museum number:

    52-1903

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Skirt flounce, woven in colours on a cream-coloured ground. At the bottom is a broad border of stems with large curved leaves, bearing roses and other flowers. Along the edge is a row of leaves and berries. The ground is ribbed in short horizontal bars.

Place of Origin

Spitalfields (made)

Date

1700-1749 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Warp-patterned ground brocaded in coloured silks

Dimensions

Length: 38.75 in, Width: 20.5 in

Object history note

This breadth was formerly stitched to several pieces to form a petticoat.

Purchased. Registered File number 80715/1903, 11367/1902.

Descriptive line

Skirt flounce, warp-patterned ground brocaded in coloured silks, Spitalfields, England, 1700-1749.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Brocading

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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