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Packet of textile cuttings

Packet of textile cuttings

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Rag paper packet, with plain weave silk cuttings

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Martin Bond

  • Museum number:

    T.76:6-2003

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rag paper packet containing plastic wallet with 6 plain weave silk cuttings.

1) Light blue warp/weft with selvage stripe of brown and white warps.
2) Cream warp/weft. Ribbed appearance. Selvage stripe of purple silk. Slight Z-twist.
3) 'Old rose' pink warp/weft. Ribbed appearance. No selvage. Ink numbers.
4) Cream (warp?) and beige (weft?). Slight ribbed appearance. No selvage.
5) Ribbed appearance of light and dark brown, with selvage stripe of pink and golden brown.
6) Slight ribbed appearance of cream warp/weft, with narrow stripe of golden brown silk S-wrapped in tarnished silver, edged with light green extended warps (?). No selvage.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1780-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Rag paper packet, with plain weave silk cuttings

Marks and inscriptions

'9/6'
On cutting 3; written; ink

Dimensions

Height: 7.8 cm cutting, maximum, Height: 3.9 cm cutting, minimum, Width: 2.7 cm cutting, maximum, Width: 1.6 cm cutting, minimum, Weight: less than 1kg per packet

Descriptive line

Rag paper packet containing plain weave silk cuttings, English, ca. 1780-1800

Materials

Rag paper; Silk (textile)

Techniques

Woven

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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