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Sash

Unknown1760/1799

The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Sash of brocaded silk in silver and silver-gilt thread and coloured silks. At each end there is a silver-gilt thread panel on which there are two plants with pink and blue flowers and pale green leaves. At one end of the right is the word 'SIUCK'. The rest of the sash has alternate bands of delicate floral ornament in pink and blue flowers with a green ribbon connecting them on a white ground, and bands of plain pink and green, the colour changing half way across the sash. The ends on the back have a brown ground. Proportion of 1 main warp thread and 1 binding warp thread. Main warp with 4 ends in pink and blue and S thrown silk. Binding warp in 1 end pale pink silk.

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Details

  • Title: Sash
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1760/1799
  • Location: Poland
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 124 in, Width: 11.25 in
  • Provenance: Given by J. W. F. Morton, Esq.
  • Medium: Brocaded silk in silver and silver-gilt threads and silks

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