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Double cloth fragment

Double cloth fragment

  • Place of origin:

    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen thread and wool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Textile Conservation Centre

  • Museum number:

    T.302-1987

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of double cloth with white/buff thin linen warp threads bind weft in two layers to give a double-cloth effect, and a dark brown wool alternating with yellow wool, in paired wefts, or a yellowish green wool in an angular pattern.

Place of Origin

France (possibly, made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen thread and wool

Dimensions

Width: 4.75 in, Length: 7 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1987/2045.
A patch removed from the back of a gothic tapestry 'The Romance of the Rose' at the Textile Conservation Centre, Surrey.
See T.302 to 309-1987.

Descriptive line

Fragment of double cloth, possibly made in France, 17th century

Materials

Linen thread; Wool yarn

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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