Textile

Medium: silk, cotton Technique: 7&1 satin (green silk warp, cotton weft) with continuous supplementary weft in various bindings (yellow silk) and discontinuous supplementary wefts (2 metals). | 19th century

Unknown Maker

Maltese cross-shapes in two types of metal within circles of leaves (yellow silk) on a yellow-green background.

Credit: Gift of Margaret T. Corey
Object: 1991-24-1

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