Painted Silk Fragment
Yardage of painted silk made in China for the European market. This fragment, somewhat sparse, has various beautifully detailed flowers.This type of fabric was used for dressmaking in the last quarter of the 18th century.
Circa: Third quarter 18th century
Material: painted silk
Condition: Some holes where corrosive dark paint was used , otherwise good
Dimensions: 47" x 23"
Inventory number: TX4233