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textile fragment
  • United States
  • textile fragment, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States?
  • silk, taille, brocading
  • Object Height/Width: 102.5 x 38.75 cm
    Object Height/Width: 40 3/8 x 15 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0692
Description

Textile fragment of brocaded silk taille with trim and pink valance with cording on sides. Has a gimp (trimming made by twisting silk, worsted, or cotton thread around a core thread or wire, resulting in a flat openwork braid). There is a leaf arrangement in a diamond design with stripes.