Skirt panel

Medium: silk Technique: voided supplementary warp pile (velvet) in satin ground with cut and uncut pile | 1850-1900

Unknown Maker

Wedge-shaped piece of brown silk velvet as for a skirt. Asymmetrical pattern of geometric forms, fruit and s-curves.

Credit: Gift of Alan L. Wolfe
Object: 1962-233-34

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020
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