Brocade

Italian
18th century?


Dimensions

115.5 x 103.5 cm (45 1/2 x 40 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.301

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt metal fringe brocade

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Brocaded in cream, green, pink and shades of blue silks on a ground of ivory-colored satin. Composed of two panels sewn together each having two vertical rows of the same floral motif brocaded in silks. Between these rows, a row of small single flowers. Selvedge on both sides of each piece. Entire panel edged with fringe made of silver wire wound on a silk core.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates