This is a Fragments. It is dated 1700–1708 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk, metallic and its technique is damassé foundation fabric (8-harness satin plus plain weave) plus discontinuous supplementary wefts bound on the front in 1/3 twill by the foundation warp. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Mrs. Arthur J. Cohen.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Arthur J. Cohen.
Its dimensions are
H x W (a): 91.4 x 40.6 cm (36 x 16 in.) H x W (b): 90.5 x 26.7 cm (35 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.)
Cite this object as
Fragments, 1700–1708; silk, metallic; H x W (a): 91.4 x 40.6 cm (36 x 16 in.) H x W (b): 90.5 x 26.7 cm (35 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Arthur J. Cohen; 1975-88-1-a,b