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Lady's saddlecloth
Lady's saddlecloth
Date:
1765–1800
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk, Metallic Threads; Warp-faced Plain Weave With Supplementary Warp Patterning And Discontinous Supplementary-weft Patterning (brocade); Edged With Metallic Ribbon
Dimensions:
73.7 x 40.6 cm (29 x 16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1934.3.240
Acquisition Date:
1934-06-07
Credit Line:

Gift of Archer M. Huntington

Exhibition History:

Study drawers, Textile Eduation Gallery, DY 10/05 -

Brocade on a ribbed ground. Metallic galloon and modern white satin lining.
The metallic threads are thin metal strips. The gallon is made of couched yellow silk thread wrapped with metallic strips. Ribbon meander garland design tied by tassels. Modern white satin lining.