Fragment, late 18th century
This is a Fragment. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is cut supplementary warp pile (velvet) in a woven foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961).
It is credited
Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 7 × 10 cm (2 3/4 × 3 15/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Fragment, late 18th century; Previously owned by George Saville Seligman ; silk, metallic thread; H x W: 7 × 10 cm (2 3/4 × 3 15/16 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-56-162