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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date 1755-60 (V&A)
Date Accessioned 1988
Artefact/Item Textile - 2 pieces A&B
Function Ecclesiastical fabric or garment pieces - originally dress
General Description Large scale floral with small scale geometric patterning, very faded (see back) brown with greens, blues, reds, pinks, yellow and metallic yarns. Braid - rather crude silk and metallic lace appliqued onto edge and shaped into cross on central part
Cultural Context France
Id Number Current Accession 1309
Subject French brocade
Measurements Dimensions -11261 x -8438 centimetres
Material Silk with handspun linen lining and silk lace braid
Visual Information Floral pattern
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Rights Managed by The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
Source via Jackie Herald
Technique Hand stitched, Hand woven ?
Weave Extra weft on plain rib weave ground

 

 

 

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