Brocade fragment

French (?)
18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 53.5 cm (18 1/8 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.465

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: green satin. Design: large floral sprays, symmetrically balanced, woven (broché) with several shades of pink, pinkish lavender, blue, green, and yellow silk, conventionalized figures woven in ground. Selvedge with two cordelines.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond