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Furnishing fragment

Furnishing fragment

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven wool-linen

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Textile Conservation Centre

  • Museum number:

    T.304A-1987

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fragment of woven wool-linen. A two-faced loose twill lozenge pattern in green and grey. Warp threads of linen in dark greyish-brown bind paired weft threads of cotton and a fat weft of green hair. Eight warp threads to the inch. Green brown wool, linen warp

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven wool-linen

Dimensions

Width: 2.75 in, Length: 4 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1987/2045.
Formed patches on the back of gothic tapestry 'The Romance of the Rose' at the Textile Conservation Centre, Surrey.
See T.302 to 309-1987.

Descriptive line

Furnishing fragment of woven wool-linen, France, 17th century

Materials

Wool (textile); Linen thread

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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