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Brocade fragment

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 44.5 cm (8 7/8 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

48.316

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment; ground fabric originally a deep coral red, now badly faded; a closely massed design of highly ornamental floral and foliate motives against fantastic decorative forms; brocaded with gold and silver metal yarns and polychrome silks.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Eliot Fund