Object Place: France
108.5 x 91.3 cm (42 11/16 x 35 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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French, mid 18th Century panel, made up of seven pieces. Deep pink ribbed and figured taffeta ground, brocaded with polychrome silks, two types of gold yarn and two types of silver yarn. Small bouquets of roses and smaller blossoms with gold or silver leaves, arranged symmetrically and connected in undulating lines by leafy green stalks bearing small blue or silver blossoms. A few large yellowish stains. Silk and metal yarns worn and tarnished.
Transferred from Decorative Arts Department installation reserve