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Textile (France), early 19th century

This is a Textile. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is silk and its technique is 8-harness satin (light blue) patterned by weft floats (yellow and white) bound in plain weave or 1\3 twill by a supplementary warp (light blue). supplementary warp interlaces with foundation wefts as 2/2 plain weave. plain weave binding for white weft flo. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 117.3 x 64.4 cm (46 3/16 x 25 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (France), early 19th century; silk; Warp x Weft: 117.3 x 64.4 cm (46 3/16 x 25 3/8 in.); 1944-72-5

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