Fragment

Medium: silk Technique: plain weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft patterning | 18th century

Unknown Maker

Length of woven silk with lace-like serpentine bands framing symmetrical floral elements in pastel colors on an off-white ground.

Credit: Gift of John Pierpont Morgan
Object: 1902-1-838-a,b

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum,...
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