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Brocade

English
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

49.3 x 62.5 cm (19 7/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.212

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

English, probably Spitalfields, 18th Century panel, curved and pointed at one end. Bright yellow figured taffeta ground. Large floral sprigs, each bearing three different types of blossoms, brocaded with polychrome silks, arranged in two conforming serpentine stripes. Flat, rather wide selvedges at each side, showing a whitish stripe between two pinkish stripes.

Credit Line

Transferred from Decorative Arts Department installation reserve