This is a Fragments. It is dated early 18th century and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is 8-harness satin patterned by weft floats (alternate wefts are a complementary pair) plus a continuous supplementary weft; all weft floats (including supplementary weft) bound in 3/1 twill weave by a supplementary warp. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was bequest of Estate of Julian Clarence Levi.
Cite this object as
Fragments; silk, metallic thread; 1972-6-24-a/e