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Ribbon

Ribbon

  • Place of origin:

    Saint-Étienne (possibly, made)
    Basle (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1830-1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk

  • Museum number:

    T.29-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silk dress ribbon woven with a green floral sprig design in stripes, alternating with white vertical stripes in a brownish/pink ground.

Place of Origin

Saint-Étienne (possibly, made)
Basle (possibly, made)

Date

1830-1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk

Dimensions

Length: 44 cm, Width: 4.4 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1987/1941.

Historical significance: Ribbon industry in St. Etienne was vaste and catered for many levels of quality. It is likely that this ribbon was woven for use on traditional costume in Central or Eastern Europe.

Descriptive line

Silk dress ribbon, possibly made in Saint-Étienne or Basle, 1830-1860.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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