Brocade fragment

18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 52.1 x 47.6 cm (20 1/2 x 18 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

85.345

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of fine stripes of blue and of blue and white, on this is a design of waving bands of flowers and leaves, and bunches of flowers woven with dark red, pink, white, yellow and green silk, thin strips of silver, and white silk sparsely wound with silver. On two ends are pieces of silver lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales