This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color silver or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1984

  • We acquired this object.

2014

2022

  • You found it!

Fragment (England)

This is a Fragment. It is dated 1740s and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is silk and its technique is 4 & 1 satin damask; warp float face of the satin as background. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Purchase, General Funds.

Its dimensions are

a) Warp x Weft: 87 x 56 cm (34 1/4 x 22 1/16 in.) b) Warp x Weft: 79.5 x 56 cm (31 5/16 x 22 1/16 in.) c) Warp x Weft: 31.5 x 56 cm (12 3/8 x 22 1/16 in.) Repeat H: 93.5 cm (36 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment (England); silk; a) Warp x Weft: 87 x 56 cm (34 1/4 x 22 1/16 in.) b) Warp x Weft: 79.5 x 56 cm (31 5/16 x 22 1/16 in.) c) Warp x Weft: 31.5 x 56 cm (12 3/8 x 22 1/16 in.) Repeat H: 93.5 cm (36 13/16 in.); Purchase, General Funds; 1984-85-5-a/c

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-4.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18618589/ |title=Fragment (England) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 September 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>