There are 2 other images of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color dimgrey darkslategrey rosybrown dimgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1949

  • We acquired this object.

2011

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Textile (France), 18th century

This is a Textile. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is silk, metallic threads and its technique is compound weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade). It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 48 x 50.2 cm (18 7/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile (France), 18th century; silk, metallic threads; H x W: 48 x 50.2 cm (18 7/8 x 19 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Erskine Hewitt; 1949-118-5

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18612929/ |title=Textile (France), 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 September 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>