Brocade fragment

European
early 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 57.8 x 35.5 cm (22 3/4 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

53.347

Medium or Technique

Silk, satin damask brocaded with silk and gilt-metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of green damask with design forming most of foliage and part of floral motives; additional design of serpentine bands, ornamental shapes resembling lyre, pomegrante and shell and scrolling flowers brocaded with several kinds of metal threads and polychrome silks.

Provenance

Amy Pleadwell; purchased by the MFA, April 9, 1953

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund