London, South Kensington
20 - 21 January 2009
A PANEL OF YELLOW AND BLUE STRIPED SILK BOURETTE
CIRCA 1730, PROBABLY FRENCH
61 in. (155 cm.) x 46 in. (117 cm.)
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Bourette is a silk textile of thick yarn spun from the coarse outer fibres of coccoons. Similar bourettes were sold in the Colonial Williamsburg Collection, Christie's South Kensington, 1988.
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