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Textile (England), 1740s

This is a Textile. It is dated 1740s and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and its technique is predominantly warp-faced plain weave patterned by discontinuous supplementary wefts (brocading) bound on the front in 1/2 twill. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 113.7 x 53.3 cm (44 3/4 x 21 in.) Repeat H: 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in.) repeated by placing vertically mirrored images one over the other

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Textile (England), 1740s; silk; Warp x Weft: 113.7 x 53.3 cm (44 3/4 x 21 in.) Repeat H: 42.5 cm (16 3/4 in.) repeated by placing vertically mirrored images one over the other; Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1981-39-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Huguenot Legacy: English Silver, 1680-1760 from the Alan & Simone Hartman Collection.

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