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Brocade fragment

French
second half 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 39.4 x 35.5 cm (15 1/2 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

53.343

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece; background white silk cloth with self-colored warp figure of mintue oval dots; desing arranged in repeat of broad, vertical, brocaded stripe separated by narrower stripes of ground fabric; repeated stripe of central interlacing ribbon and floral serpentines flanked by narrow meanders; brocading in soft polychrome silks with blue, yellow and mahogany brown; composed of several fragments sewn together.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund