This is a Fragments. It is dated 1700–1750 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silk and metallic thread and its technique is warp-oriented plain weave pattern by continuous and discontinuous supplementary wefts. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Mrs. John Hay Whitney.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. John Hay Whitney.
Its dimensions are
Repeat H: 45 cm (17 11/16 in.) Warp x Weft: 97.8 x 51.4 cm (38 1/2 x 20 1/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Fragments (England); silk and metallic thread; Repeat H: 45 cm (17 11/16 in.) Warp x Weft: 97.8 x 51.4 cm (38 1/2 x 20 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Hay Whitney; 1985-38-2-a,b
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.