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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.76:13-2003

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rag paper packet containing a plastic wallet with 5 monochrome, plain weave silk cuttings pinned together with a paper label. 'Old gold', bronze, chestnut brown, stone brown and deep rose pink. Slight Z-twist. Only largest cutting (pink) has 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

'26/' and '7/8'
written; ink

Illegible
Rag paper packet; written; ink

Dimensions

Height: 4 cm cutting, maximum, Width: 6.4 cm cutting, maximum, 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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