Brocade fragment

French
mid-18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 36.8 x 54.6 cm (14 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.346

Medium or Technique

Silks, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece; green, slightly ribbed, heavy silk ground with self colored small-scale vine design formed by weft floats; additional symmetrical design of realistically drawn sprays of flowers brocaded with polychrome silks and pendent foliate motives brocaded with several kinds of gold thread.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund